June 24, 2018 / 4:02 PM / 5 months ago

FACTBOX-Soccer-Denmark v France

    June 24 (Reuters) - Denmark play France in a Group C game at
the World Cup on Tuesday.
    
    Where: Luzhniki stadium
    Capacity: 81,000
    When: Tuesday, June 26, 1700 local (1400 GMT/10 AM ET)
    Referee: To be announced
    
    Key stats:    
    * France have qualified for the next round
    * They will top the group if they avoid defeat
    * Denmark need a draw to advance and a win to top the group
    * Denmark could go through with a defeat, but they would go
out if they lose and Australia beat Peru and the Danes end up
with a worse goal difference or more bookings
    * France have won their last seven games against Denmark,
scoring 14 goals and conceding two
    * Les Bleus have now reached the knockout stage of a major
tournament for the fourth time in a row
    * France's best result at a World Cup came in 1998 when they
won the title on home soil
    * Denmark's best result at a World Cup was also in 1998,
when they reached the quarter-finals, where they were beaten by
eventual runners-up Brazil.
    
        GROUP C STANDINGS
             MP    W     D    L    GF   GA    GD    Pts
 France      2     2     0    0    3    1     2     6
 Denmark     2     1     1    0    2    1     1     4
 Australia   2     0     1    1    2    3     -1    1
 Peru        2     0     0    2    0    2     -2    0
 
    Previous meetings:
    France beat Denmark nine times in 14 meetings, for one draw
and four defeats.
    They met twice at a World Cup, each team winning one game.
    

 (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Hugh Lawson)
  
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