Netherlands 0-1 Denmark Highlights – Euro 2012
Michael Krohn-Dehli’s expertly taken first-half strike earned Denmark a shock win against a Netherlands side who missed a stack of chances.
Watch Euro 2012 match, Netherlands Vs Denmark highlights here.
Venue: Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv
Date: Saturday, 9 June, 2012
Kick-off: 17:00 BST
0-1 Krohn-Dehli 24′
Of three matches between the two nations at either the European Championships or the World Cup, the Dutch have won twice. The Danes needed penalties to win their Euro 92 semi-final.
Outside of Denmark’s penalty shoot-out win in 1992, they have not beaten the Dutch since 1967.
They have won just three of their past seven games (losing against Sweden, Germany & Bulgaria).
The Dutch scored the most goals (37) in qualifying of any team at Euro 2012.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s 12-goal haul was one short of the overall qualifying record.
Jetro Willems, the 18-year-old (& 71 days) PSV Eindhoven left-back who started two of the warm-up games, will be the youngest player to feature in the Euros if he plays against Denmark.
There are just seven changes to the squad that finished runners-up at the 2010 World Cup.
The Dutch have progressed from the group phase in each of the last six European Championships.
Of any team at Euro 2012, only Greece (14) scored fewer goals than Denmark (15) in qualifying.
Denmark won the least amount of corner kicks of any Euro 2012 nation during qualifying (just 38).
Only England (38) had fewer shots on target then Denmark (44) in qualifying.
Have lost 12 of 24 matches at European Championships, more than any other team in its history.
Just two players in Denmark’s 23-man squad have played at a previous European Championship.