Two matches, no goals. England and Denmark advance to the knockout stage from Group C

Football news 25 june 2024, 16:53
Steven Perez Dailysports's expert Steven Perez
Two matches - two draws. England and Denmark advance to the knockout stage from Group C Photo: https://x.com/England

The final matches of Group C in the 2024 European Championship have concluded. England faced Slovenia, while Denmark encountered Serbia.

England vs Slovenia - 0:0

England dominated possession throughout the match and controlled the game. Slovenia defended resolutely, hoping to capitalize on a counterattack or set piece. However, neither team created clear-cut chances. England had two shots on target, compared to Slovenia's one. England had a higher expected goals (xG) of 0.84, but failed to convert. The match ended in a 0-0 draw, with both teams earning one point.

Denmark vs Serbia - 0:0

Denmark started the match stronger and were more active in the early stages. However, they were unable to create significant goal-scoring opportunities. Serbia played defensively and also struggled to threaten in attack, failing to register a shot on target. Denmark managed three attempts, though none were particularly dangerous. The Serbian goalkeeper dealt comfortably with the Danish attempts. This game also ended in a goalless draw.

After three rounds, England topped the group with five points, securing a spot in the knockout stage. Slovenia and Denmark both accumulated three points, but Denmark progressed to the Round of 16 based on additional criteria.

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