FC København Stadium - Copenhagen 08/09/2012 - 20:15CET (20:15 local time)

Qualifying round - Group B

Denmark - Czech Republic
0-0
 

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Denmark and Czechs play out goalless draw

Published: Saturday 8 September 2012, 22.50CET
Denmark 0-0 Czech Republic
Morten Olsen's hosts had the better of the opportunities, but both teams were forced to settle for a share of the spoils in their first Group B encounter.
Denmark and Czechs play out goalless draw
Leon Andreasen (right) had chances but could not force a breakthrough for Denmark ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Denmark
Czech Republic

0

Goals scored

0

22

Total attempts

5

7

Attempts on target

2

10

off target

2

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

7

Corners

1

2

Offsides

0

3

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

13

Fouls committed

14

13

Fouls suffered

11

Lineups

Denmark

Denmark

Czech Republic

Czech Republic

1Andersen (GK)1Čech (GK) (C)
2Kristensen
58
2Gebre Selassie
3Kjær3Kadlec
4Agger (C)4Suchý
5Wass6Sivok
6Jacobsen9Rezek
89
7Kvist
44
13Plašil
75
8Eriksen17Hübschman
9Krohn-Dehli18Vydra
73
10Rommedahl
80
19Jiráček
11N. Jørgensen
71
20Pekhart

Substitutes

16Lindegaard (GK)16Laštůvka (GK)
22Schmeichel (GK)23Drobný (GK)
12Juelsgård5Hubník
13Okore7Hušbauer
89
14Schöne11Petržela
15Lorentzen12Rajtoral
73
17Andreasen
58
18V. Kadlec
18Helenius21Lafata
19J. Poulsen22Darida
75
20Stokholm
21Cornelius
71
90
23Mikkelsen
80
89

Coaches

Morten Olsen (DEN) Michal Bílek (CZE)

Referee

Wolfgang Stark (GER)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 15:29 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Saturday 8 September 2012, 22.50CET

Denmark and Czechs play out goalless draw

Denmark 0-0 Czech Republic
Morten Olsen's hosts had the better of the opportunities, but both teams were forced to settle for a share of the spoils in their first Group B encounter.

Denmark and the Czech Republic opened their qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a scoreless draw in Copenhagen.

Both sides started their Group B campaign less than three months after participating in UEFA EURO 2012, with Denmark eliminated in the group stage and the Czechs knocked out in the quarter-finals. Their stalemate at Parken Stadium leaves them level on one point with Italy and Bulgaria – who drew 2-2 on Friday – with Armenia leading the way following a 1-0 win against Malta.

After finding it difficult to retain possession at the start, the Danes dominated the first half and had the vast majority of the opportunities. However, Simon Kjær, Michael Krohn-Dehli and Dennis Rommedahl narrowly missed the target, while Daniel Wass and Christian Eriksen were denied by Petr Čech in the visitors' goal. Denmark keeper Stephan Andersen was only called into serious action on one occasion before the interval in order to thwart Jan Rezek.

The second half prompted a more aggressive approach from Michal Bílek's team, but the home side soon reassumed the initiative, even if substitute Leon Andreasen, Rommedahl and Eriksen were all rebuffed by Chelsea FC No1 Čech. Nicolai Jørgensen, Andreas Cornelius and Andreasen again all spurned further opportunities to ensure the spoils were shared.

Both sides must wait until 12 October to resume their campaigns, when Morten Olsen's side will be away to Bulgaria and the Czechs will face Malta at home.

Last updated: 08/05/14 8.25CET

Related information

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