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Eriksen hat-trick leads Denmark to Russia 2018

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Denmark secured Europe’s final qualification spot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a 5-1 victory away to Republic of Ireland on Tuesday evening for a 5-1 aggregate result. It is the fifth time that the Danes have qualified for world football’s showpiece event. Despite falling behind early, the Scandinavians responded with five unanswered goals to secure their place ...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Football: Brazil hit form to keep golden dream alive

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Brazil belatedly found their goalscoring form to defeat Denmark 4-0 in Salvador and progress to the quarter-finals of the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament in style. Following two scoreless draws Brazil knew anything less than victory would likely mean an early exit, and the host nation began aggressively and were duly rewarded with goals from Gabriel Barbosa and Gabriel Jesus by ...

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France flourish for Lacazette and Payet

Alexandre Lacazette scored his first France goal against Denmark (Image credit: UEFA)

“I feel liberated to have scored my first goal,” said Alexandre Lacazette as he and Dmitri Payet put in the standout performances in France’s 2-0 win against Denmark. Domestically-based talent was at the forefront of a much-improved France display as Alexandre Lacazette and birthday boy Dimitri Payet helped dismantle Denmark in the first half in Saint-Etienne. Lacazette felt “liberated” after ...

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