Final tournament - Group stage (Group 1 ) - 14/06/1992 - 20:15CET (20:15 local time) - Råsundastadion - Solna
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Brolin strike sees Sweden dent Danish dreams

Published: Sunday 5 October 2003, 15.14CET
Sweden 1-0 Denmark
Tomas Brolin's winner brought the home fans to their feet as both sides shone at the Råsunda Stadium.
Brolin strike sees Sweden dent Danish dreams
Sweden celebrate Tomas Brolin's goal against Denmark ©Getty Images

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Published: Sunday 5 October 2003, 15.14CET

Brolin strike sees Sweden dent Danish dreams

Sweden 1-0 Denmark
Tomas Brolin's winner brought the home fans to their feet as both sides shone at the Råsunda Stadium.

Tomas Brolin scored the winner as Sweden surged to the top of Group A, but defeat was no disgrace for lively Denmark.

With France and England playing out a goalless draw in the section's earlier game, Parma FC midfielder Brolin helped send his side top, applying the finish to a sharp Swedish move. Jonas Thern's excellent pass found Martin Dahlin, who beat Kent Nielsen and put in a cross which Brolin dispatched under pressure from Lars Olsen.

The hosts were always expected to beat EURO '92's late entrants, but the game was much closer – and more exciting – than most predicted. Sweden coach Tommy Svensson insisted on an attacking style which looked to make the best use of budding talents like Brolin, Dahlin, Kennet Andersson and Anders Limpar. Denmark, though, were not about to sit back and soak up pressure.

Flemming Povlsen shot over the bar then back-heeled to John Sivebæk, whose cross went off Kim Vilfort's chest straight to Thomas Ravelli, who later saved Kim Christofte's powerful free-kick. At the other end, Dahlin fired over, Peter Schmeichel made a full-length save from Limpar, and Olsen blocked Brolin's close-range shot on the line.

Brolin's goal settled matters, though, and Denmark must beat France next time out to have any hope of advancing. A draw would be enough for Sweden.

Last updated: 24/01/12 13.33CET

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