Sensation: the Finnish national team beat the Danish team at the European Football Championship
The debutants of the European Championship became the authors of the first sensation at the European Championship. The Finns beat Denmark 1-0 in a dramatic match in Copenhagen.
At the end of the first half, the game was interrupted after the best player of the Danish team Christian Eriksen fell unconscious on the field … According to the latest data, the footballer’s condition is stable.
In the second half Joel Pohjanpalo hit the Danish goal with his head, thereby scoring the first goal in the history of the Finnish team at the European Championship.
Danes soon got a great opportunity to recoup after a penalty was awarded to the “owls” gate. Finnish goalkeeper Lukas Hradetsky , however, won the duel by catching the ball in the lower left corner.
Before the start of the tournament, the bookmakers gave the Finns the smallest chances of a successful performance, but the charges Markku Kanerva proved in the first game that they weren’t going to be whipping boys.
The Finns will play the next match on June 16 against the Russian national team in St. Petersburg.