Denmark beat Portugal to qualify for Euro 2012

AFP, Tuesday 11 Oct 2011

Denmark upset the odds here on Tuesday as they beat Portugal 2-1 in their final Euro 2012 Group H qualifier to top the table at the expense of the Portuguese


Denmark, European champions in 1992, secured their place with goals by Michael Krohn-Dehli and Sunderland striker Nicklas Bendtner - Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored a consolation goal in time added on.

Portugal even miss out on the best runners-up spot that secures an automatic place at the finals and will have to fight their way through a play-off to be present at a tournament where they reached the final in 2004.

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