The Danish national team is aiming for a special record in qualifying for the World Cup. Only nine European nations have achieved this feat since 1949: winning all the games in the group stage and advancing to the World Cup without losing a point. Former Bundesliga coach Caspar Hjulmund’s side can beat Scotland on Monday evening (8.45pm). DAZN) Fill in 30 points after ten games.
England (three wins, 14: 3 goals) and Sweden (two wins, 6: 2 goals), small groups headed to the 1949 World Cup in Brazil. Since only 15 teams participated in the round, many other decisions were made in the European qualifiers in two legs. It was the first qualifying round before the World Cup. Earlier, the places in the final were through the play-offs.
Three countries remain unbeaten in the qualifying round of the tournament in Switzerland: England with three wins over Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales (11: 4), France with 4 goals against Ireland and Luxembourg (4), and a 3-0 draw with Greece (20). 0 goals).
European teams were started in 1960 and 1961 in three groups. In the first and second quarters, the Federal Republic of Germany defeated Northern Ireland and Greece. Former national coach Sepp Herberger’s team scored 11-5 in four games. The Soviet Union was the only team to excel in this qualifying round, trailing Norway and Turkey 8-0 and 11-3 – with two points to go.
The German national team achieved this feat 40 years ago in a group that included Austria, Bulgaria, Albania and Finland. The then national coach Jup Derwall shook the match with his team, scoring 33 goals and conceding just three in eight games. Before the 1982 World Cup, Poland had not lost a point, but faced GDR and Malta – four wins, 12-2.
Along with the Netherlands and Spain, the next two World Cup finalists did not lose points in the qualifying match. In the strong group against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Belgium, Estonia and Armenia, Furia Roja led by 30 points and 28: 5. Under coach Bert van Marwick, the Netherlands have had only a handful of victories. In a small difference: there were only five countries in the group. After victories over Norway, Scotland, Macedonia and Iceland, the Netherlands scored 24 points and 17-2.
What kind of confidence and impressive performance of the German national team on the way to the World Cup in Russia? Ten wins from ten games, and a goal difference of 43: 4 – no national team has ever excelled in a World Cup qualifying round. Former national coach Joachim Loew dominated the selection group ahead of teams from Northern Ireland, the Czech Republic, Norway, Azerbaijan and San Marino. But the whole joy happened at the 2018 World Cup With the preliminary round Quick end.
Return to Strong Dynes. The Northern Europeans conceded the first goal only in the final qualifier against the Faroe Islands. The Hjulmond team only won the home game 3-1, and are far from knocking the DFB team off the qualifying throne. Before the 2018 World Cup, Germany had a goal difference of +39, while Denmark are currently +29. Accordingly, the team should win 10-0 in Scotland. Hjulmand recently stressed: “While we are very pleased with our performance, we want to get better – I believe this team really has the potential to reach even higher levels.” A year later the emotional E.M. Erickson-drama as well as Semi-final out The 10th victory in the 10th qualifying match will be the next highlight in the 100 year history of the Danish Football Association.
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