Wales are taking up Denmark on the Amsterdam ArenA within the first match of the final 16 at Euro 2020 this afternoon. Wales completed second to Italy in Group A, whereas Denmark managed to bounce again from two defeats of their opening two video games to complete as runners-up to Belgium in Group B.
5 years on from their memorable run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals, Wales have an opportunity to create extra glad reminiscences after reaching the knockouts in successive tournaments. They misplaced 1-0 to Italy of their closing group match because of Matteo Pessina’s purpose, however the end result despatched Robert Web page’s facet by way of in second regardless of having to play 35 minutes with 10 males after Ethan Ampadu’s purple card.
After a distressing opening sport in opposition to Finland, wherein Christian Eriksen collapsed, Kasper Hjulmand’s group bounced again from consecutive defeats to win 4-1 in opposition to Russia in Copenhagen. Objectives from Mikkel Damsgaard, Yussuf Poulsen, Andreas Christensen and Joakim Maehle sealed an emotional win in entrance of 1000’s of house followers on the Parken Stadium. In making the final 16, Denmark grew to become the primary group in European Championship historical past to achieve the knockout phases of the competitors having misplaced their first two group video games. Observe all of the motion beneath: