• Tue. Dec 5th, 2023

Denmark Defeats Haiti 2-0 to Reach World Cup Knockouts

Pernille Harder scored a penalty and Sanne Troelsgaard added a late goal as Denmark defeated Haiti 2-0 in their final Group D match on Tuesday to secure a place in the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup.

The Danes, who were guaranteed of a top-two finish with a win, took the lead in the 21st minute when Harder converted from the spot after Dayana Pierre-Louis handled in the box.

Haiti, who were looking to secure their first ever World Cup win, created some chances but were unable to find the equaliser. Troelsgaard sealed the victory in stoppage time when she fired home from close range after a good run by Signe Bruun.

The result means Denmark will face Group B winners and co-hosts Australia in the last 16 on Monday.

Key Takeaways

  • Denmark secured a place in the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 win over Haiti.
  • Pernille Harder scored a penalty and Sanne Troelsgaard added a late goal for the Danes.
  • Haiti created some chances but were unable to find the equaliser.
  • Denmark will face Group B winners and co-hosts Australia in the last 16 on Monday.

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Denmark Defeats Haiti 2-0 to Reach World Cup Knockouts

What’s Next?

  • Denmark will face Australia in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup on Monday, August 8 in Sydney.
  • Haiti’s World Cup campaign is over.

Looking Ahead

Denmark will be confident of beating Australia in the last 16. The Danes have a strong team with a good mix of experience and youth. They will be hoping to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1995.

Australia are also a good team, but they have been inconsistent in this tournament. They will need to be at their best to beat Denmark.

The match is sure to be a close one, but Denmark will be the slight favorites.

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