Qualifying round (Group H) - 04/06/2011 - 20:45CET (18:45 local time) - Laugardalsvöllur - Reykjavik
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Denmark defeat Iceland to share Group H lead

Published: Saturday 4 June 2011, 22.52CET
Iceland 0-2 Denmark
Two second-half goals were enough for Denmark to defeat Iceland and move into a three-way tie at the top of Group H.
by Ari Erlingsson
from Laugardalsvöllur
Denmark defeat Iceland to share Group H lead
Lasse Schøne came off the bench to score Denmark's first goal against Iceland ©AFP

Match statistics

IcelandDenmark

Goals scored0
2
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts8
 
12
Attempts on target1
 
6
Attempts off target6
 
6
Attempts blocked0
 
0
Attempts against woodwork0
 
0
Corners2
 
5
Offsides2
 
4
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed16
 
15
Fouls suffered14
 
16

Standings

Last updated: 13/02/2013 10:53 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Saturday 4 June 2011, 22.52CET

Denmark defeat Iceland to share Group H lead

Iceland 0-2 Denmark
Two second-half goals were enough for Denmark to defeat Iceland and move into a three-way tie at the top of Group H.

Goals from Lasse Schøne and Christian Eriksen earned Denmark victory in Iceland, a result which moves the visitors onto ten points at the top of Group H alongside Portugal and Norway.

Chances were few and far between in a tight and often cagey opening period before Morten Olsen's half-time substitution proved to be the difference. Schøne came off the bench to open the scoring with a well-struck shot from the edge of the area before Eriksen, a constant threat for the visitors, slotted past Stefán Magnússon to seal the points 15 minutes from time.

The Danes controlled the game from the start but were unable to find a way past a resilient Iceland defence in the first half. Schøne replaced Michael Krohn-Dehli at the break and took just 15 minutes to make an impact.

The 25-year-old picked up the ball on the edge of the area and unleashed an unstoppable strike to put his side ahead. Highly-rated AFC Ajax midfielder Eriksen was always a threat with his pace, meanwhile, and he made sure of the points for Denmark, finishing neatly from Dennis Rommedahl's right-wing cross.

Iceland travel to Norway on 2 September before Denmark face the same opposition in Copenhagen four days later.

Last updated: 09/12/12 9.24CET

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