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Denmark pegged back by steely Slovenia

Published: Tuesday 10 September 2013, 19.48CET
Slovenia 2-2 Denmark
Lasse Christensen's 66th-minute strike secured the visitors a hard-earned draw after Slovenia had come from behind to lead 2-1.
by Salttu Forsström
from Mestni Stadium
Denmark pegged back by steely Slovenia
Nicolai Brock-Madsen gave Denmark the lead in Ajdovscina ©Getty Images

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Published: Tuesday 10 September 2013, 19.48CET

Denmark pegged back by steely Slovenia

Slovenia 2-2 Denmark
Lasse Christensen's 66th-minute strike secured the visitors a hard-earned draw after Slovenia had come from behind to lead 2-1.

Denmark dropped their first points of 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying after being held to a draw by Slovenia.

The visitors were on course for a third win in Group 2 after taking a 30th-minute lead through Nicolai Brock-Madsen. The momentum behind them ended when Haris Vučkič levelled two minutes later and Andraž Šporar steered Slovenia into a half-time lead. Not to be denied a share of the spoils, Lasse Christensen scored a minute after coming on in the second period to earn Denmark a point.

Bassel Jradi exemplified Denmark's early enthusiasm, combining with Youssef Toutouh before sending a deflected effort over. The goal they threatened arrived shortly after, Brock-Madsen concluding a dashing run with a smart finish in off a post. In the blink of an eye, Vučkič played a neat one-two with Šporar and fired past Frederik Rønnow, before Šporar found the net with a venomous 25-metre effort.

Slovenia goalkeeper Ažbe Jug had to be at his best to deny Brock-Madsen 18 minutes into the second half but there was nothing he could do to prevent Christensen equalising soon after. The Fulham FC midfielder finished expertly after being picked out by Yussuf Poulsen. "We came here to win but I am happy with a point. It might turn out to be an important one," said Denmark coach Jess Thorup.

Last updated: 05/06/15 9.27CET

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Lineups

Slovenia

Slovenia

Denmark

Denmark

1
JugAžbe Jug (GK)
1
RønnowFrederik Rønnow (GK)
2
PalčičMatej Palčič
2
RemmerChristoffer Remmer
4
KrajncLuka Krajnc
3
ChristensenAndreas Christensen
5
MitrovičNemanja Mitrovič (C)
4
VestergaardJannik Vestergaard (C)
Yellow Card20
7
ŠporarAndraž Šporar
Yellow Card21
Goal38
Substitution58
5
KnudsenJonas Knudsen
8
ČrnicMatic Črnic
6
OlsenPatrick Olsen
Yellow Card47
Substitution65
9
VučkičHaris Vučkič
Goal32
Substitution69
7
PoulsenYussuf Poulsen
10
BenedičičŽan Benedičič
Yellow Card40
8
ThomsenNicolaj Thomsen
11
PučkoMatej Pučko
Yellow Card62
9
Brock-MadsenNicolai Brock-Madsen
Goal30
Substitution89
13
TrajkovskiDejan Trajkovski
Yellow Card87
10
M. LarsenMarco Larsen
Substitution12
14
VrhovecBlaž Vrhovec
Substitution79
11
ToutouhYoussef Toutouh
Yellow Card10

Substitutes

12
CotmanAljaž Cotman (GK)
16
BuskJakob Busk (GK)
3
JanžaErik Janža
12
BanggaardPatrick Banggaard
6
DobrovoljcGaber Dobrovoljc
13
K. LarsenKasper Larsen
15
ZajcMiha Zajc
Substitution58
14
Vigen ChristensenLasse Vigen Christensen
Substitution65
Goal66
16
ValenčičFilip Valenčič
15
AndersenLucas Andersen
17
BratanovičElvis Bratanovič
Substitution69
17
JradiBassel Jradi
Substitution12
21
DerviševićAmir Dervišević
Substitution79
18
ZohoreKenneth Zohore
Substitution89

Coach

Tomaž Kavčič (SVN) Jess Thorup (DEN)

Referee

Nikolaj Hänni (SUI)

Assistant referees

Johannes Vogel (SUI), Beat Hidber (SUI)

Fourth official

Sascha Amhof (SUI)

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