June 22 : Despite losing the first two games, Denmark has entered the knockout stage of Euro Cup 2020 with a sensational victory over Russia.
Denmark reached the last 16 as runners-up in Group B, beating Russia 4-1 on Monday night.
Mikel Damsgaard, Joseph Paulsen, Andres Kristiansen and Joachim Muhle all scored to give Denmark the victory at the Parken Stadium. Russia’s Artem Juba returned a goal.
Damsgaard scored in the 38th minute to give Denmark the lead. Paulsen scored in the 59th minute to give Denmark a 2-0 lead.
In the 70th minute, Russia’s Juba scored from the penalty spot to make it 2-1. But Christianensen scored in the 79th minute and Joaquim in the 82nd minute to give Denmark a 4-1 victory.
After this victory, Denmark became the runner-up of Group B with 3 points from 3 games. Although Finland and Russia have the same 3 points, Denmark is ahead in goal difference.
Denmark lost 1-0 to Finland in the first match and 2-1 to Belgium in the second match.
Russia, who lost to Denmark, are in last place and are out of the group stage.
Russia lost 3-0 to Belgium in the first match and Finland 1-0 in the second match.