Mile Jedinak spoils Eriksen´s lead to end the game in 1-1 tie
In an entertaining Group C encounter, Denmark played 1-1 draw against Australia at Cosmos Arena in Samara on Thursday afternoon.
Christian Eriksen hands the lead to Denmark in the seventh minute of the match when Jorgensen flicks a lovely in for rushing Eriksen who smashes a left-footed half-volley into the net past Australian goalkeeper Mat Ryan.
Denmark had the chance to double the lead in the 24th minute when Jorgensen header on Dalsgaard cross missed the post from the six-yard area.
Australia gradually gathers the momentum and were enjoying ball possession towards the second quarter of the game and kept Denmark busy at the back.
As Australian is mounting pressure on Denmark Milligan´s header on Mooy´s corner gets Poulsen hand on the way asking for a sure call for Video Assistant Referee, and PENALTY awarded. Mile Jedinak steps and makes it 1-1 from the spot kick in the 38th minute.
The score sheet could not be changed in the second half although both sides had created some decent chances.
With the tie, Denmark now have 4 points while Australia has one point and have very brink chances to advance into the knock around with a game remaining with Peru and also rely on France vs. Denmark result in Group C.
Full-time: Denmark 1-1 Australia
90: Three minutes added
84: Yellow card Pione Sisto
82: Substitution for Australia, Tomas Rogic OFF Jackson Irvine IN
75: Substitution for Australia, Andrew Nabbout OFF Tomi Juric IN
68: Substitution for Denmark, Nicolai Jorgensen OFF Andreas Cornelius IN
68: Substitution for Australia, Robbie Kruse OFF Daniel Arzani IN
59: Substitution for Denmark, Yussuf Poulsen OFF Martin Braithwaite IN
46: Second half kicks off
Half-time: Denmark 1-1 Australia
45: Two minutes added
38: Penalty Goal by Mile Jedinak for Australia
37: Yellow card Yussuf Poulsen
7: Goal! Christian Eriksen scores for Denmark
1: First half kick-off
Australia substitutes: James Meredith, Massimo Luongo, Jackson Irvine, Tim Cahill, Daniel Arzani, Tomi Juric, Dimitri Petratos, Jamie Maclaren, Brad Jones, Matthew Jurman, Milos Degenek, Danny Vukovic
Australia Line-up: Mat Ryan; Aziz Behich, Mark Milligan, Trent Sainsbury, Josh Risdon; Robbie Kruse, Mile Jedinak, Aaron Mooy, Mathew Leckie; Tomas Rogic; Andrew Nabbout.
Denmark substitutes: Viktor Fischer, Andreas Cornelius, Kasper Dolberg, Zanka, Jonas Lossl, Lukas Lerager, Martin Braithwaite, Jonas Knudsen, Jannik Vestergaard, Michael Krohn-Dehli, Frederik Ronnow
Denmark Line-up: Kasper Schmeichel; Jens Stryger Larsen, Andreas Christensen, Simon Kjaer, Henrik Dalsgaard; Thomas Delaney, Lasse Schone; Pione Sisto, Christian Eriksen, Yussuf Poulsen; Nicolai Jorgensen.