July 20th, 2024

Denmark advances to last 16 at European Championship after 0-0 draw with Serbia

By Daniella Matar, The Associated Press on June 25, 2024.

MUNICH (AP) – Denmark advanced to the last 16 at the European Championship after a 0-0 draw with Serbia on Tuesday.

The Danes finished Group C with three points, the same as Slovenia, but ended up in second place because of a better qualifying ranking. Slovenia, which drew 0-0 with group-winner England, also advanced to the knockout stage.

Denmark had most of the chances even though Serbia needed a victory to reach the next round. And almost all of those Danish opportunities came through Christian Eriksen, who was making a record 133rd appearance for his country.

Denmark and Slovenia finished even on points, goal difference, goals scored and disciplinary points.

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AP Euro 2024: https://apnews.com/hub/euro-2024

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