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World Cup warm-up match: Denmark 2-0 Mexico

Christian Eriksen
Christian Eriksen scored 11 goals in eight World Cup qualifying games for Denmark

Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen scored one and assisted the other as Denmark beat Mexico in their final World Cup warm-up at Brondby Stadium.

The 26-year-old set up Yussuf Poulsen's opener, with the RB Leipzig forward curling home from 20 yards.

Eriksen scored their second when he smashed the ball past Guillermo Ochoa at his near post.

The Danes face Peru in their World Cup opener, with Mexico meeting Germany.

Line-ups

Denmark

  • 1Schmeichel
  • 14Dalsgaard
  • 4Kjaer
  • 6Christensen
  • 17Stryger Larsen
  • 7KvistSubstituted forLeragerat 62'minutes
  • 8DelaneySubstituted forSchöneat 62'minutes
  • 20PoulsenSubstituted forFischerat 82'minutes
  • 10EriksenSubstituted forKrohn-Dehliat 90'minutes
  • 23SistoSubstituted forBraithwaiteat 45'minutes
  • 9N JørgensenSubstituted forDolbergat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Krohn-Dehli
  • 3Vestergaard
  • 5Knudsen
  • 11Braithwaite
  • 12Dolberg
  • 13M Jorgensen
  • 15Fischer
  • 16Lössl
  • 18Lerager
  • 19Schöne
  • 21Cornelius
  • 22Rönnow

Mexico

  • 13Ochoa
  • 3Salcedo
  • 2Ayala
  • 15MorenoSubstituted forÁlvarezat 45'minutes
  • 23Gallardo
  • 16HerreraSubstituted forMárquezat 45'minutes
  • 10G dos SantosSubstituted forLozanoat 57'minutes
  • 6J dos SantosSubstituted forLayúnat 60'minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 18GuardadoSubstituted forFabiánat 45'minutes
  • 17JM Corona
  • 19PeraltaSubstituted forHernándezat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1J Corona
  • 4Márquez
  • 7Layún
  • 8Fabián
  • 9Jiménez
  • 11Vela
  • 12Talavera
  • 14Hernández
  • 20Aquino
  • 21Álvarez
  • 22Lozano
  • 24Gutiérrez
Referee:
Kai Steen
Attendance:
16,376

Match Stats

Home TeamDenmarkAway TeamMexico
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home15
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Denmark 2, Mexico 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Denmark 2, Mexico 0.

Attempt saved. Marco Fabián (Mexico) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Hirving Lozano (Mexico) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michael Krohn-Dehli (Denmark).

Hirving Lozano (Mexico) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Henrik Dalsgaard (Denmark).

Foul by Carlos Salcedo (Mexico).

Kasper Dolberg (Denmark) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Denmark. Michael Krohn-Dehli replaces Christian Eriksen.

Attempt missed. Marco Fabián (Mexico) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Jesús Gallardo.

Attempt blocked. Hirving Lozano (Mexico) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marco Fabián.

Rafael Márquez (Mexico) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christian Eriksen (Denmark).

Chicharito (Mexico) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box.

Jesús Manuel Corona (Mexico) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jens Stryger Larsen (Denmark).

Substitution

Substitution, Denmark. Viktor Fischer replaces Yussuf Poulsen because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Henrik Dalsgaard with a cross.

Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Edson Álvarez.

Attempt blocked. Christian Eriksen (Denmark) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Martin Braithwaite.

Attempt missed. Marco Fabián (Mexico) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Denmark 2, Mexico 0. Christian Eriksen (Denmark) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Henrik Dalsgaard.

Goal!

Goal! Denmark 1, Mexico 0. Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Christian Eriksen.

Booking

Miguel Layún (Mexico) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Miguel Layún (Mexico).

Andreas Christensen (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Rafael Márquez (Mexico) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Miguel Layún with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Mexico. Conceded by Henrik Dalsgaard.

Foul by Rafael Márquez (Mexico).

Christian Eriksen (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jesús Manuel Corona (Mexico) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jens Stryger Larsen (Denmark).

Chicharito (Mexico) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lukas Lerager (Denmark).

Substitution

Substitution, Denmark. Lukas Lerager replaces William Kvist.

Substitution

Substitution, Denmark. Lasse Schöne replaces Thomas Delaney.

Hugo Ayala (Mexico) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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