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Holders Denmark sign off in style

Published: Monday 6 October 2003, 11.10CET
Turkey 0-3 Denmark
The holders produced an emphatic display but nevertheless missed out on the last eight, with Turkey exiting the tournament without a goal or a point.
Holders Denmark sign off in style
Brian Nielsen of Denmark is challenged by Turkey's Saffet Sancaklı ©Getty Images

Match statistics

TurkeyDenmark

Goals scored0
3
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 12:10 CET

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Published: Monday 6 October 2003, 11.10CET

Holders Denmark sign off in style

Turkey 0-3 Denmark
The holders produced an emphatic display but nevertheless missed out on the last eight, with Turkey exiting the tournament without a goal or a point.

Denmark ended their four-year reign as European champions with a stylish 3-0 triumph over Turkey.

Any hopes the EURO '92 winners had of extending their defence into the quarter-finals were ended by Portugal's 3-0 win against Croatia, which meant it was those two teams who would go through from Group D. Richard Møller-nielsen's team were not to know, though, and duly signed off in impressive fashion. Goalless at half-time, Brian Laudrup then came to the fore with goals either side of Allan Nielsen's effort.

Brian Laudrup had already been one of the stars of the tournament even before another virtuoso display which gathered pace five minutes after the interval; the Denmark No11 raced on to Erik Bo Andersen's flick-on, capitalised on Ogün Temizkanoğlu's missed tackle and rounded goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel.

Having already missed one chance to double Denmark's lead, Nielsen made no mistake second time round, latching on to Michael Laudrup's through ball before finishing past Rüştü Reçber with a low shot. It was fitting that Brian Laudrup, once again profiting from Andersen's build-up play, rounded off the scoring with six minutes left to ensure his team's tremendous travelling support headed home disappointed but not disheartened. Turkey, meanwhile, exited their first finals without a point or a goal to their name.

Last updated: 23/01/12 11.26CET

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Lineups

Turkey

Turkey

Denmark

Denmark

22
Rüştü ReçberRüştü Reçber (GK)
Yellow Card89
1
SchmeichelPeter Schmeichel (GK)
2
ÇetinRecep Çetin (C)
2
HelvegThomas Helveg
Yellow Card57
3
Alpay ÖzalanAlpay Özalan
3
RieperMarc Rieper
4
İnceefeVedat İnceefe
5
HøghJes Høgh
5
Tugay KerimoğluTugay Kerimoğlu
Yellow Card44
6
SchjønbergMichael Schjønberg
Substitution46
7
Hami MandıralıHami Mandıralı
7
NielsenBrian Nielsen
8
TemizkanoğluOgün Temizkanoğlu
8
ThomsenClaus Thomsen
9
Hakan ŞükürHakan Şükür
Substitution46
10
M. LaudrupMichael Laudrup (C)
11
Orhan ÇıkırıkçıOrhan Çıkırıkçı
11
B. LaudrupBrian Laudrup
Goal50
Goal84
15
KorkutTayfun Korkut
Yellow Card61
15
AndersenErik Bo Andersen
Substitution88
17
ErcanAbdullah Ercan
17
NielsenAllan Nielsen
Goal69

Substitutes

14
Saffet SancaklıSaffet Sancaklı
4
OlsenLars Olsen
18
Arif ErdemArif Erdem
Substitution46
12
PiechnikTorben Piechnik
20
KorkmazBülent Korkmaz
13
LarsenHenrik Larsen
Substitution46
Yellow Card81
1
ErkanAdnan Erkan (GK)
14
RisagerJens Risager
10
ÇetinOğuz Çetin
16
HøghLars Høgh (GK)
12
YiğitFaruk Yiğit
18
VilfortKim Vilfort
13
ZaferRahim Zafer
19
TøftingStig Tøfting
16
Sergen YalçınSergen Yalçın
20
LaursenJacob Laursen
21
GöymenŞanver Göymen (GK)
21
AndersenSøren Andersen
Substitution88
22
KroghMogens Krogh (GK)

Coach

Fatih Terim (TUR) Richard Møller-nielsen (DEN)

Referee

Nikolay Levnikov (RUS)

Assistant referees

Serguei Foursa (RUS), Sergey Frantsuzov (RUS)

Fourth official

Serguei Khussainov (RUS)

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