Wembley Stadium is hosting a knock-out clash of the UEFA Euro 2020 between England vs Denmark. The second semi-final is taking place on 8th July 2021 from 12:30 onwards. The night will undoubtedly be exciting as both the teams got to be a part of the semi-finals after 20 years. Needless to say, they will give their everything to reach the finals on Sunday.
England vs Denmark: Recent form of both teams:
England has found their strength in the quarter-finals when they thrashed Ukraine 4-0. And definitely makes them the absolute choice to reach the final of the Euros for the first time in the history of English football. One of the most impressive and talented teams of UEFA Euro Cup 2020 is undoubtedly England. They have the advantage of young talents like Bokayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, Phil Phoden in the semi-finals and also the strength of the supporters and spectators of Wembley.
England’s recent form in all competitions: W-D-W-W-W
Denmark is not expected to go further in the tournament against Southgate’s Mighty England at Wembley but they can again play miracles as they did in the other knockout stages. The starting of the Euro cup for the Denmark team was the worst. One of the most pivotal members of the team Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest in between a match against Finland and they lost the match also. They also could not manage the win against Belgium but after that played well against Russia and Wales and reached the knockouts. Anyhow Denmark managed to reach the quarter-final by defeating the Czech Republic.
Denmark’s recent form in all competitions: L-L-W-W-W
England vs Denmark: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
None of the players have any injury concerns and are extremely ready to jump on the field. Though Bukayo Saka was out of the quarter-final against Ukraine because of a minor issue but he is expected to fully recover. After an impressive performance against Ukraine, a lot of responsibilities and expectations will be on the shoulders of Jadon Sancho.
England’s possible starting lineup:
Jordan Pickford, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Declan Rice, Kalvin Phillips, Mason Mount, Jadon Sancho, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling
Denmark is also having no injury concerns at the moment and all the players are fully prepared for the semi-final against England. The only player missing from the semi-final is Christian Eriksen after his cardiac arrest against Finland.
Denmark’s possible starting lineup:
Kasper Schmeichel, Andreas Christensen, Simon Kjaer, Jannik Vestergaard, Jens Stryger Larsen, Thomas Delaney, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joakim Maehle, Martin Braithwaite, Mikkel Damsgaard, Kasper Dolberg
Head to Head:
Since 1948, England and Denmark played head to head 21 times. In these 21 times, England defeated Denmark 12 times lost 4 times. The rest of the 5 matches were a tie between the 2 teams.