Stellar night for Danish football in Europe

Last night’s action saw no losses for the four teams as Denmark steadily marches up the European coefficient rankings

It’s been a mixed bag of nuts for the Danish teams playing in Europe this season, as all four teams have struggled to find form against opposition from abroad.

That changed last night as all four teams avoided the taste of defeat with FC Copenhagen and FC Midtjylland getting crucial wins and Brøndby and Randers securing draws.

In the Conference League, FCK secured an impressive 2-1 win away in Greece to PAOK, while FCM also scooped up all three points in Serbia versus Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League.

Meanwhile, Brøndby (1-1 against Rangers in Europa League) and Randers (2-2 versus Jablonec in the Conference League) were both ahead in their games before settling for draws. 

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Can they catch Croatia?
On the night, Denmark collected 1,200 points for the European coefficient ranking, which sees the country move past Norway and Israel into 20th overall. 

Denmark is now just 1,225 points behind Croatia and a spot in the top 15, a position that would give the country five teams in Europe for next season.

The Danish teams still need to get past Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Czech Republic to get to Croatia, but the good news is that they have more teams still in Europe than any of those countries mentioned. 

Croatia, for instance, only has one team left to generate points, while Greece and Cyprus have two and the Czechs and Turks have three. 





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