National Round-Up: Impressive win leaves FC Midtjylland one round from Champions League

FCM score three whilst school goals go unmet

The Danish champions FC Midtjylland saw off Young Boys 3-0 last night in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

Goals from Anders Dreyer and Awer Mabil added to an earlier own goal as the Wolves continued their European dream.

Slavia Prague up next
Just two games against Czech champions Slavia Prague now stand between them and qualification to Europe’s biggest competition.

If they qualify it would be for the first time in the club’s history. But if they are unsuccessful they are at least assured of a spot in the group stage of the Europa League.

Static students
Despite a goal set in 2014 of school students being active for at least 45 minutes a day, kids across the country are struggling to get anywhere near that figure. The study, conducted by the University of Southern Denmark, found that half of primary students moved too little at school, with girls in particularly being noticeably inactive.

Vikings were promiscuous: confirmed
In the most comprehensive DNA analysis to date, researchers have been able to draw strong conclusions regarding viking ethnicity. The view that the viking age brought about a ‘genetic melting pot’ has been verified, with Danes and Swedes in particular sowing their DNA across the continent. Norwegian vikings on the other hand saw very little change in their DNA over thousands of years.

Driving tests cancelled
All driving tests (both theoretical and practical) in Copenhagen have been cancelled, police announced this morning. It follows two employees testing positive for coronavirus and another reporting new symptoms.

Nordhavn’s northern lights
A new attraction was launched in Nordhavn last week, injecting light and life to the area by the metro station. The artwork combines LEDs with natural light and was developed by artist Niels Otto in conjunction with the Pleasure Control collective.