Factbox: Denmark vs France

Reuters , Monday 25 Jun 2018,
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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)

 

 

 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.

 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.

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