We are down to 16 competitors at the Euro 2020 and two of those get in on at Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on Saturday. Wales go up against Denmark in the 1/8 finals of the European Championship.
Wales arrive at the Euro 2020 placed 17 in the FIFA world ranking, thus indicating a close match against Denmark who look at the Euro 2020 from number 10 in the FIFA world ranking.
In a hard fought group Wales hung on for dear life taking 2nd place, thus keeping the dream of reaching the semifinal like in 2016 alive and well.
Denmark were close to down and out but somehow managed to claw their way to a second place finish in their group. Momentum is strong now coming back from the brink is such a fashion.
Wales vs Denmark stats and analysis
Wales joined the Euro 2020 with humble stats in relation to goals scored in their previous 10 internationals. Wales pulled off 1.2 goals per game, which could be better, however defensively they have been solid. With 8 goals conceded, an average of 0.8 per game, they accomplished a clean sheet in 3 matches.
Denmark enter the Euro 2020 competition in decent goal scoring form. Denmark scored a fairly normal 25 times in the last 10 internationals, creating an average of 2.5 goals per game. They held on for a clean sheet in 4 of these matches, conceding 7 goals which averages 0.7 per game.
Wales managed to survive the group stages at the Euro 2020, albeit without impressing. Wales will be hopeful the of the group stages serving as an appetizer for better performances in the knockout rounds.
A team rarely survives losing the first two matches of a group consisting of three matches, but Denmark pulled off a miracle. They make for an awesome opponent against any side with that kind of momentum in the bag.
Stats and facts for Wales and Denmark.
- Wales unbeaten the last 15 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wales's last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wales's last 7 matches in the row;
- Wales scored in the last 9 of 11 matches.
- Denmark unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- Denmark scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Denmark's last 2 of 4 matches;
- Denmark conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Lineup Wales vs Denmark
Form Wales vs Denmark
Wales keep target in sight.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Wales in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative.
In their previous 3 matches, Wales ended with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland and went on to a 2-0 win against Turkey. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Italy.
Denmark keep target in sight.
Results have varied a great deal for Denmark in past weeks with some massive lows and an enormous high.
In their 3 latest outings, Denmark suffered a 1-0 home defeat against Finland and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Belgium. Their latest game produced a 4-1 win against Russia.
Wales v Denmark Fixture History
The last time the two nations teamed up for an international, back on 16 November 2018, Denmark came away with a 1-2 win.
Wales have won 33.33%, while Denmark have won 66.66% of their last 3 encounters resulting in a total of 1-0-2 in favor of the Danes.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Wales to win pays out at 5.00, the best prize for a draw is 3.25, while an away win for Denmark returns you odds 1.85.
Managing 1 goal in his previous 6 internationals for Wales makes Aaron Ramsey among the players who can call themselves topscorer for the Dragons right now..
It is tempting to look for Yussuf Poulsen to shine once again for Denmark, as he has been their most profilic marksman 3 goals in their previous 6 internationals.