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World Cup - France Training

France wary of Peru as they seek second Group C win

After struggling to beat Australia in their opening World Cup Group C game, France will not be relishing the challenge of facing Peru on Thursday as they have often struggled to make an impact against Latin American opposition.

World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia

France should have attacking space against Peru

France struggled to break the deadlock against Australia in their World Cup opener but they are confident Peru, with their backs to the wall after a loss, will leave them more space in their second Group C game on Thursday.

World Cup - Group C - Peru vs Denmark

Denmark need more from talisman Eriksen

Christian Eriksen was underwhelming in Denmark's World Cup opener against Peru apart from one moment of brilliance that led to the game's solitary goal, and the Danes need more from their inspirational playmaker to prolong their stay in Russia.

World Cup - Group C - Peru vs Denmark

Poulsen powers Denmark to crucial win over Peru

Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday.

World Cup - Group C - Peru vs Denmark

Peru adopt brave face after penalty miss and defeat

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca put a brave face on his team's 1-0 defeat at the hands of Denmark in their opening World Cup Group C match on Saturday and said the result did not reflect a true picture of the match.

World Cup - Group C - Peru vs Denmark

Danes replace dynamite with dogged defence to down Peru

Their reputation for "Danish dynamite" may have been built on the flair of their attacking play, but the 2018 version of Denmark owes more to the dogged defending they displayed when defeating Peru 1-0 in their World Cup opener on Saturday.

International Friendly - Denmark v Mexico

Peru braced for Eriksen challenge on World Cup return

Peru's long-awaited return to the World Cup could turn sour at the Mordovia Arena against Denmark on Saturday if they cannot keep playmaker Christian Eriksen in check and fail to nullify their opponents' height advantage.

World Cup - Denmark Training

Beating Peru vital for Denmark hopes, says coach Hareide

Victory over Peru in their World Cup opener is critical to Denmark's chances of progressing to the knockout stages and they are treating the Group C match as the most important of their campaign, coach Age Hareide said on Friday.