Denmark vs Finland: Records, Stats, Goals, Head to Head & everything to know

Denmark will be desperate to put World Cup disappointment behind them when they host Finland in a Group H encounter in Euro 2024 qualifiers. The upcoming contest will be the opening game of the qualification campaign for both the sides. This will be the first competitive game for the hosts since their disastrous group-stage exit at the FIFA World Cup late last year. It was disappointing to see Denmark bow out of Qatar at the first hurdle.

He entered the World Cup with a lot of expectations on his shoulders. After their impressive performances at Euro 2020, many expected Denmark to be the dark horse in Qatar. They also had the quality and depth of the squad. However, the Danish football team failed to live up to the expectations in the World Cup. Thursday night’s clash will be their first competitive game since the showpiece event in Qatar, so they will be keen to deliver in front of their home fans.

Finland, on the other hand, played two friendlies in January but lost both to Sweden and Estonia. Notably, the last time these two sides played each other, it was Finland who emerged victorious in the Euro 2020 group stage competition. However, that match, to be held in June 2021, will be remembered for Christian Eriksen’s collapse due to cardiac arrest during the first half. The visuals of him receiving life-saving treatment on the pitch will remain fresh in the mind of every Danish footballer. Fortunately, Eriksen made an impressive recovery and is currently part of Erik ten Haag’s revolution at Manchester United.

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Denmark vs Finland: Records, Stats and Goals

These two countries have played against each other on many occasions over the years in various competitions. Denmark – as expected – went head-to-head with a large margin between the two. There have been a total of 63 matches between Denmark and Finland over the years in various competitions. Denmark have won 40 of these matches, while Finland have tasted success on 12 occasions. The remaining 11 ended in draws. It will be interesting to see if Denmark continues their dominance over Finland in the upcoming Euro qualifiers.

key details statistics
total matches 63
denmark won 40
Finland won 12
draws 11
total denmark goals 159
total goals for finland 61
Denmark’s biggest victory 9-1 (1961)
Finland’s biggest win 4-2 (1932)

Denmark vs Finland: Head to Head Record

last 5 match results Number
Finland beat Denmark 0-1
Denmark beat Finland 2-1
Denmark beat Finland 0-1
Denmark draws Finland 1-1
Denmark beat Finland 0-1

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