Teams /  Denmark  / Denmark 
Denmark have 940 Fans
World Cup 2010 team news: Denmark v Japan
4 years ago

Venue Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg, Thursday 7.30pm

Referee J Damon (South Africa)


Radio BBC 5 Live


Manager Morten Olsen

Fifa ranking 36

Doubtful Bendtner (groin)

Injured D Jensen (thigh)

Suspended Kjaer (one match)


Manager Takeshi Okada

Fifa ranking 45

Doubtful None

Injured None

Suspended None

Match pointers• The only previous encounter between these two sides was a 3-2 win for Denmark in 1971

• Japan have scored only nine goals in 12 World Cup games

• The win against Cameroon marked the first time that Denmark had come from behind to win a match at the World Cup

• Three of the last four goals that Japan have conceded in the World Cup came from shots from outside the box in open play

• If Denmark beat Japan they will reach the knockout stages of the tournament for the fourth time in four World Cup appearances

Share your thoughts
Sign in to comment

Latest News, Blogs & Podcasts

BBC News - 2 weeks ago
A project in Denmark is encouraging homeless people to get off the streets and onto the football pitch - with dramatic results. The coin is tossed. In just a few seconds the game kicks off. While running up and down the field, trying to score a goal ...
Fortune - 14 hours ago
After the Denmark native earned his bachelor's degree in business economics from Aarhus Business School, he immediately jumped into a role with Lego, the toymaker known for its colorful plastic building blocks. (The 82-year-old company was founded, and ...
Leeds United are closing in on the signing of Casper Sloth from Aarhus, with the Championship side having agreed a fee worth a reported £600,000 with the Danish outfit, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post. Leeds have been busy in the transfer ...
Tribal Football - 8 hours ago
German club Bayer Leverkusen produced a 4-0 home win over Denmark's FC Copenhagen, thanks to a double from Stefan Kiessling, to give them a 7-2 aggregate victory while Swedish club Malmo defeated Red Bull Salzburg 3-0 to overcome a 2-1 first leg ...
Denmark (1-0): The Vikings beat Marinette 19-7, winning a season opener for the third straight year. Quarterback Jon Deprey rushed 12 times for 140 yards and two scores and also threw for 58 yards. Denmark has a big game at L-C on Friday. Algoma (1-0): ...
Football League World - 16 hours ago
The News added that Clayton, who was on trial with Bolton last week, was unable to start any talks with Bolton ahead of a proposed move to the Macron Stadium due to the current financial situation, and has now flown to Denmark to speak to FC Midtjylland.
The Guardian - 1 day ago
The Denmark international added: “There was nothing true in that story whatsoever. I went home from the US because I had ... Especially when it comes to football, because in football there is nothing to whine about.” Lucas Leiva's position at Liverpool ...
The Guardian - 1 day ago
Celtic's Anthony Stokes is beaten to the ball by Maribor's Aleksander Rajcevic. Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA. Key events. Show. Live feed. Show. 9.45pm BST 16:45. Anyway, that's it from me. The other good news for Celtic is that this result is nowhere ...
Tribal Football - 1 day ago
The People says Newcastle's chief scout Graham Carr visited Denmark last week to check on Cornelius's progress. After a disastrous six months at Cardiff City last season, Cornelius has rebuilt his confidence after returning to FCK in January. Cornelius ...
Things got ugly during the early part of the H-K-T/Denmark-Olar game, resulting in player ejections and self-imposed suspensions and disciplinary actions on both sides for Week 1. Hopefully, the focus will mostly remain on football this Friday when the ...

Latest Photo Galleries

World Cup 2010: Holland v Denmark in pictures
4 years ago
Tom Jenkins captures the best of the pictures as Holland take on Denmark at Soccer City
Kick4Life - changing lives through football