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Denmark Odds: To Win World Cup

Denmark is considered one of the outsiders to win the World Cup this winter, with soccer betting sites predicting a strong tournament from the Danes. It’s been 30 years since Denmark won its only major soccer trophy – the European Championships – and 2022 is perhaps their best opportunity to emulate that iconic team.

Denmark reached the Euro 2020 semi-finals last year, have dazzled in World Cup qualifying, and boasts some extremely talented players. Coached by Kasper Hjulmand, the team plays an exciting brand of soccer that utilizes impactful full-backs and technically gifted attackers to stun opponents.

There’s oodles of experience in this squad, from the goalkeeper right the way through to the front man. Kasper Schmeichel is a Premier League winner; Jannik Vestergaard, Andreas Christensen play for top European clubs; Christian Eriksen acts as a midfield metronome; Thomas Delray and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg are the engine in the center; and Jonas Wind and Andreas Cornelius act as the big men, with Mikkel Damsgaard and Kasper Dolberg there to add speed.

Meanwhile, youngster Mohamed Daramy could take the World Cup by storm if he secures selection to the team. This is a dynamic, exciting Denmark side that few teams will want to face. And their games could well be blockbuster events this winter.

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Denmark: Path to the Final

Pot Draw

Denmark was placed in Pot 2 for the World Cup draw, alongside the likes of Germany, United States and Netherlands. The team’s seeding reflects its impressive recent performances at the European Championships and Nations League. Denmark also strolled through World Cup qualifying, topping Group F with nine wins from 10. The only defeat was away at Israel, while the Danes convincingly beat second-placed Scotland 2-0 both home and on the road.

Group Stage

Denmark has been drawn in Group D of the World Cup, alongside France, Australia and Tunisia. This is an intriguing group. France – as one of the World Cup favorites in the odds – should top the group. But Denmark, Australia and Tunisia could all beat each other. The odds hint at Denmark securing second place in the group and progressing. If the team achieves this, it will then likely play Argentina in the last-16.

Denmark Previous World Cup Finishes

Denmark has competed in six previous World Cups. The country’s first World Cup was back in 1986, when it reached the last-16 in Mexico. Two years later Denmark were crowned European champions. Generally the team has performed well at the World Cup. Could this be their year again? Here is Denmark's World Cup record:

  • 1986 – Last-16
  • 1998 – Quarter-finals
  • 2002 – Last-16
  • 2010 – Group stage
  • 2014 – Last-16

Denmark World Cup FAQ

Has Denmark qualified for the World Cup?

Yes. Denmark has qualified for the World Cup. Denmark will play France, Tunisia and Australia in Group D.

Why is the World Cup in November?

The World Cup is in November and December because host country Qatar cannot stage games in the summer. FIFA changed the global soccer calendar in order to fit the World Cup into the international schedule.

Can I bet on Denmark at the World Cup?

Yes. You can bet on Denmark to win the World Cup, top Group D and access thousands of in-play bets during Denmark games this winter.

Who is Denmark’s best player?

Denmark has many top players across its team. Goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has won the Premier League, Andreas Christensen plays for Barcelona, Christian Eriksen is a national icon and Mikkel Damsgaard is one of the hottest talents in European soccer.

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