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Faroe Islands stand firm to deny Denmark

Published: Wednesday 15 August 2012, 20.54CET
Faroe Islands 1-1 Denmark
Róaldur Jacobsen's 87th-minute strike earned the hosts their third point in Group 4 and prevented Denmark drawing level with leaders Serbia.
by Milan Čimburović
from Gundadalur stadion
Faroe Islands stand firm to deny Denmark
Anders Christiansen struck a post against the Faroe Islands ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Faroe IslandsDenmark

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target5
 
7
Attempts off target2
 
7
Corners4
 
12
Fouls committed10
 
10
Yellow cards3
 
1
Red Cards1
 
0

Standings

Published: Wednesday 15 August 2012, 20.54CET

Faroe Islands stand firm to deny Denmark

Faroe Islands 1-1 Denmark
Róaldur Jacobsen's 87th-minute strike earned the hosts their third point in Group 4 and prevented Denmark drawing level with leaders Serbia.

Denmark missed the chance to move level on points with UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 4 leaders Serbia after being held to a 1-1 draw by the Faroe Islands.

Holding a game in hand over Serbia, who they host on 7 September, Denmark knew a win in Torshavn against their lowly opponents would have left them perfectly placed to seize the initiative in the play-off race.

This was the hosts' final fixture, however, and they were determined to end on a high. They gave as good as they got in an entertaining first period in which Gilli Sørensen forced Denmark goalkeeper Frederik Rønnow into a good save, while Anders Christiansen struck the upright at the other end.

Morten Wieghorst was smiling at half-time, though, after Simon Makienok turned in Erik Sviatchenko's flick-on, from Kasper Sloth's corner, three minutes before the break.

Despite the hosts' best efforts, the lead looked like being a winnning one – until Rogvi Holm teed up Jacobsen for a fine strike from the edge of the area with three minutes left. The Faroe Islands lost midfielder Karl Løkin to a second yellow in added time but hung on to frustrate Denmark.

Last updated: 09/05/13 11.11CET

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Lineups

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

Denmark

Denmark

1
JørgensenHans Jørgensen (GK)
1
RønnowFrederik Rønnow (GK)
2
V. DavidsenViljormur Davidsen
2
GundelachMark Gundelach (C)
3
E. JacobsenErling Jacobsen
3
SviatchenkoErik Sviatchenko
4
HolmRógvi Holm (C)
4
VestergaardJannik Vestergaard
Yellow Card88
5
B. HansenBardur Hansen
5
KadriiBashkim Kadrii
Substitution59
6
R. JacobsenRóaldur Jacobsen
Goal87
6
SlothCasper Sloth
7
K. LøkinKarl Løkin
Yellow Card68
Red Card90+2
7
LaudrupAndreas Laudrup
Substitution81
8
D. OlsenDánjal Rói Olsen
Yellow Card57
Substitution90
8
AlbækMads Albæk
9
G. SørensenGilli Sørensen
10
ChristiansenAnders Christiansen
10
KlettskardPáll Klettskard
11
E. LarsenEmil Larsen
11
K. OlsenKlæmint Olsen
Substitution27
18
MakienokSimon Makienok
Goal42
Substitution74

Substitutes

16
GestsonTeitur Gestson (GK)
16
JensenJakob Busk Jensen (GK)
12
D. LakjuniDanial Lakjuni
Substitution27
9
CorneliusAndreas Cornelius
Substitution74
13
BartalstovuKaj Bartalstovu
Substitution90
12
HøeghDaniel Høegh
14
J. EllingsgaardJan Ellingsgaard
13
PedersenDaniel Pedersen
15
KalsøSørmund Kalsø
14
KirkeskovMikkel Kirkeskov
Substitution59
17
IsaksenJogvan Isaksen
15
KuskKasper Kusk
Substitution81
18
SørensenGustav Sørensen
17
BechUffe Bech

Coach

Bill Jacobsen (FRO) Morten Wieghorst (DEN)

Referee

Gerhard Grobelnik (AUT)

Assistant referees

Richard Huebler (AUT), Andreas Heidenreich (AUT)

Fourth official

Christian Dintar (AUT)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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