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Russia vs Denmark Predictions & Tips - Denmark to win first match at Euro 2020

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  • The Euro 2020 Group B match is being played at 8pm BST on Monday
  • Denmark have won 9 of their last 13 matches
  • I am backing the Danes to win in Copenhagen
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Denmark take on Russia in Copenhagen on Monday (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 20 Jun 2021
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Russia vs Denmark Predictions


Denmark have played very well at Euro 2020 but had plenty of bad luck. Playing their third match at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, they can beat Russia to give themselves a chance of advancing.

  • Russia have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (European Championship).
  • Russia have seen under 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Denmark have won 9 of their last 13 matches (all competitions).
  • Denmark have won by 2+ goals in 4 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Denmark have kept 9 clean sheets in their last 14 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Russia have a 1-0 advantage against Denmark.

They met in a friendly in 2012, Russia winning 2-0 with Roman Shirokov and Andrey Arshavin on target.

Russia Form


Russia lost 3-0 against Belgium in their opening match at Euro 2020. They were outclassed and managed just one shot on target.

Stanislav Cherchesov’s side bounced back with a 1-0 win against Finland. Aleksey Miranchuk scored the winner on the stroke of half time.

Russia played both matches Saint-Petersburg but won't have any home advantage here.

Russia Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Anton Shunin, Yury Dyupin, Matvei Safonov
Defenders: Mário Fernandes, Igor Diveyev, Vyacheslav Karavayev, Andrei Semyonov, Fyodor Kudryashov, Georgi Dzhikiya, Yuri Zhirkov
Midfielders: Denis Cheryshev, Magomed Ozdoyev, Dmitri Barinov, Roman Zobnin, Aleksei Miranchuk, Aleksandr Golovin, Rifat Zhemaletdinov, Aleksei Ionov, Daniil Fomin, Daler Kuzyayev, Denis Makarov, Maksim Mukhin
Forwards: Aleksandr Sobolev, Anton Zabolotny, Artem Dzyuba (captain)

Mario Fernandes was injured against Finland with Vyacheslav Karavaev likely to start at right back.

Defender Yuri Zhirkov suffered an injury against Belgium and is out.

Attacking midfielder Aleksei Miranchuk got a start against Finland, scored the winner and will start again here.

Artem Dzyuba leads the way up front with the Zenit Saint Petersburg striker scoring 29 goals in 54 internationals.

Denmark Form


Denmark came into Euro 2020 having won nine of their previous 11 matches. 

Kasper Hjulmand’s lost 1-0 against Finland with the match overshadowed by Christian Eriksen suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch. Denmark completely dominated the game with 70% possession, 22-1 shots and Pierre-Emile Højbjerg saw a penalty saved.

The Danes played well against Belgium but lost 2-1. Yussuf Poulsen opened the scoring in the 2nd minute, they led at half time but couldn’t keep it going in the second half.

Denmark Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel, Jonas Lössl, Frederik Rønnow
Defenders: Joachim Andersen, Jannik Vestergaard, Simon Kjær (captain), Joakim Mæhle, Andreas Christensen, Mathias Jørgensen, Jens Stryger Larsen, Nicolai Boilesen
Midfielders: Robert Skov, Thomas Delaney, Christian Eriksen, Christian Nørgaard, Daniel Wass, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Mathias Jensen, Anders Christiansen
Forwards: Martin Braithwaite, Andreas Skov Olsen, Kasper Dolberg, Mikkel Damsgaard, Jonas Wind, Yussuf Poulsen, Andreas Cornelius

Attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest against Finland and might not play professional football again.

Hjulmand has a number of attacking options which means Andreas Skov Olsen could start against Russia.

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Verdict

Denmark have been very unlucky at Euro 2020 and didn’t deserve to lose both matches. The Danes are backed to beat Russia in Copenhagen.

Best Bet: Denmark Win Full Time Result @-131.58 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Denmark Win To Nil @180.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Denmark Win 2-0 Correct Score @750.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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