June 14 (Reuters) - Denmark will play Peru in their World Cup Group C match in Saransk on Saturday.
Where: Mordovia Arena, Saransk
When: Saturday June 16, 1900 local (1600 GMT/1200 ET)
Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)
- With 11 goals, Denmark’s Christian Eriksen was the joint third-best scorer in European qualifying behind Robert Lewandowski (16) and Cristiano Ronaldo (15).
- Peru are appearing at the World Cup finals for the first time since 1982.
- Denmark boast one of the tallest teams in the tournament (average height 185cm) while Peru have one of the shortest (average height 178cm).
Previous meetings: The two sides have never met. (Reporting by Philip O’Connor Editing by Toby Davis)