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Tunisia holds Denmark to first scoreless game at World Cup 2022

Andreas Cornelius lay on the ground in utter disbelief. The FC Copenhagen striker has a lot of experience with scoring; with his previous club, Trabzonspor, he scored 15 times in 37 appearances.

So, as a deflected ball floated right in front of him, with no goalkeeper to beat, and only a shocked Tunisia defender to his right, he confidently dove through the air, heading a ball from point-blank range into the goal.

Cornelius heard the unfortunate clink of the post, the heavy thump of a goal-line clearance, and eleven sighs of relief. He buried his head in the ground before getting back up and searching for another game-winner.

Cornelius’ blunder could very well cost Denmark a spot in the late knockout rounds. Tunisia was supposed to be an easy team to beat, a quick three points that would help them compete with France on Saturday. But without Cornelius’ goal and a win, contending with France, Tunisia, and Australia will get even harder going into the second matchday.

Tunisia shocks Denmark with a fiery performance at the World Cup

For a fair bit of time, Tunisia looked like it would win the game instead of drawing it. Tunisia had a disallowed goal early in the game, and Kasper Schmeichel was called into action multiple times. Issam Jebali nearly chipped Schmeichel at the end of the first half, but the Leicester keeper’s outstretched hands kept his clean sheet intact. Tunisia was energetic, fired up by the surprising amount of traveling fans. Constant pressing forced the Danish backline out of balance, and Tunisia won the battle for possession.

Yet, momentum switched sides for the final half. Fatigue caught up with a Tunisian team that waited until the 67th minute to make a substitution. Denmark physically fought Tunisia off the ball, wearing down the midfield and weaving beautiful passes together. Aymen Dahmen had to make the save of his life when he faced a powerful Christian Eriksen shot, and Andreas Skov Olsen had his goal ruled…


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Author : Deolu Akingbade

Publish date : 2022-11-22 17:55:33

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