Mestni - Ajdovscina 10/09/2013 - 16:30CET (16:30 local time)

Qualifying round - Group 2

Slovenia - Denmark
2-2
 

Slovenia - Denmark 2-2 - 10/09/2013 - Match page - Under-21 2015

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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
 

Match statistics

Slovenia
Denmark

2

Goals scored

2

14

Total attempts

17

6

on target

9

6

off target

4

2

blocked

4

0

against woodwork

0

2

Corners

2

2

Offsides

0

4

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

15

15

Fouls suffered

14

Lineups

Slovenia

Slovenia

Denmark

Denmark

1Jug (GK)1Rønnow (GK)
2Palčič2Remmer
4Krajnc3Christensen
5Mitrovič (C)4Vestergaard (C)
20
7Šporar
21
38
58
5Knudsen
8Črnic6Olsen
47
65
9Vučkič
32
69
7Poulsen
10Benedičič
40
8Thomsen
11Pučko
62
9Brock-Madsen
30
89
13Trajkovski
87
10M. Larsen
12
14Vrhovec
79
11Toutouh
10

Substitutes

12Cotman (GK)16J. Jensen (GK)
3Janža12P. Jensen
6Dobrovoljc13K. Larsen
15Zajc
58
14L. Christensen
65
66
16Valenčič15L. Andersen
17Bratanovič
69
17Jradi
12
21Derviševič
79
18Zohore
89

Coaches

Tomaž Kavčič (SVN) Jess Thorup (DEN)

Referee

Nikolaj Hänni (SUI)

Standings

Last updated: 11/09/2013 15:46 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
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: 10/09/13 20.15CET

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