Denmark denied late VAR penalty as Tunisia hold on for draw
22-Nov-2022 15:19:02 | Guardian
This was a reminder that Denmark must walk steadily before they attempt to run. They have been tipped as a contender to go all the way and their spectacular form of the past 18 months makes it easy to see why. Here, though, they were often second best to an impressive Tunisia, whose point was richly merited despite a glaring second-half miss from the substitute Andreas Cornelius.
If the match had been billed as Christian Eriksen’s once unthinkable return to the World Cup stage, it became more memorable for an atmosphere that gave the lie to any notion this tournament will be bereft of fanatical football crowds. Had Tunisia scored the winner that would not have flattered them, the reaction might have been audible 2,500 miles away in north Africa. In the event they have already taken their own interest in this tournament to the final Group D matchday and complicated Denmark’s hopes of topping the pile. Continue reading...Read More