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France vs Denmark: Records, Stats, Goals, Head to Head & everything to know

In the opener, France rallied from a goal deficit to trounce Australia 4-1, while Denmark had to settle for a disappointing goalless draw against Tunisia.

File photo of French national team players; Credit: Twitter/@FrenchTeam
By Karthik Raman | Nov 25, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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France will take on Denmark in their second Group D match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Saturday. Both sides will be entering this contest on the back of registering contrasting results in their opening fixtures. France rallied from a goal deficit to trounce Australia 4-1, while Denmark had to settle for a disappointing goalless draw against Tunisia. The defending champions will secure their place in the knockout stages of the competition with three points in this clash. On the other hand, Denmark will need the maximum points to keep their destiny in their own hands of progressing from the group.

France vs DenmarkKey details
DateNovember 26
VenueStadium 974
Kickoff time in India9:30 pm
Kickoff time in France5 pm
Kickoff time in Denmark5 pm
Kickoff time in Qatar7 pm

This match will be extremely difficult to call, especially if the recent history is taken into consideration. Having been pitted in the same Nations League group, both sides produced contrasting sets of results. France could only manage five points from six games in League A Group 1 to secure the third spot. Meanwhile, Denmark clinched the second spot with 12 points from six matches. Notably, Denmark had beaten France both home and away in the recent Nations League.

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France vs Denmark: Records, Stats & Goals

These two countries have played each other on quite a few occasions, with the earliest contests between them dating back several decades. A total of 17 times these two nations have come up against each other, with France winning eight of those and seven were won by Denmark. The remaining two games ended in draws. This shows how difficult it is to call a winner since there is very little to separate them. Notably, these two nations faced each other at the 1908 Olympic Games when Denmark astonishingly defeated France 17-1 in the semifinals. In that game, Sophus Nielsen of Denmark famously scored 10 goals.

Key DetailsStats
Total matches17
France won8
Denmark won7
Draws2
Total France goals21
Total Denmark goals32
Biggest France win3-0 (1973, 2000)
Biggest Denmark win17-1 (1908)

France vs Denmark Head-to-Head Record

Last 5 matches (all competitions)Results
Denmark beat France2-0
France lose to Denmark1-2
Denmark beat France0-0
Denmark lose to France1-2
France beat Denmark2-0


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