Qualifying round (Group 5 : DEN / UKR / SCO / POR / SVK) - 27/04/2008 - 12:00CET (12:00 local time) - Viborg Stadion - Viborg
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Denmark - Scotland 2-1 - 27/04/2008 - Match page - UEFA Women's EURO 2009

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Relieved Denmark beat Scotland

Published: Sunday 27 April 2008, 11.00CET
Denmark 2-1 Scotland
Megan Sneddon put play-off hopefuls Scotland into a shock lead but Camilla Sand and Merete Pedersen turned the game.
by Peter Bruun

Match statistics

DenmarkScotland

Goals scored2
 
1
Attempts on target2
 
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards0
 
0
Red Cards0
 
0

Standings

Group 5 : DEN / UKR / SCO / POR / SVK

PPts
Ukraine Ukraine412
Denmark Denmark412
Slovakia Slovakia66
Scotland Scotland54
Portugal Portugal51
Last updated: 19/04/2013 10:41 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
Published: Sunday 27 April 2008, 11.00CET

Relieved Denmark beat Scotland

Denmark 2-1 Scotland
Megan Sneddon put play-off hopefuls Scotland into a shock lead but Camilla Sand and Merete Pedersen turned the game.

Denmark joined Ukraine at the top of UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009TM qualifying Group 5 thanks to a comeback win against Scotland.

Recovery
Megan Sneddon put play-off hopefuls Scotland into a shock lead at the Viborg Stadium but there was relief for the nearly 4,000 spectators when Camilla Sand and Merete Pedersen turned the game. Denmark are second behind Ukraine on goal difference but both teams have won all four games, meaning their meetings on 22 June and 1 October look like deciding who qualifies outright for Finland and which team faces a play-off.

Scotland ahead
Scotland were put under pressure from the start but Gemma Fay was having a brilliant game in goal, twice denying Pedersen and also saving from Cathrine Paaske Sørensen and Maiken Pape. On 27 minutes it was the visitors who struck, Sneddon's free-kick flying in from 30 metres out. It was nearly two before the break but 17-year-old Kim Little's effort was stopped by the Denmark goalkeeper Tine Cederkvist.

Turnaround
Home dominance was restored in the second half, and after several more Fay saves Sand turned in a Pedersen cross to equalise. Pedersen was the goalscorer herself 22 minutes from time, heading Johanna Rasmussen's free-kick into the far corner of the net. Fay prevented an even more emphatic defeat as Scotland stayed fourth behind Slovakia, though a win in their game in hand in Portugal on 3 May would lift them one place. Denmark are in Portugal five days later looking to take over as group leaders.

Last updated: 27/03/13 6.50CET

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