Our prediction for this match:
Denmark and Luxembourg face each other at Aalborg Portland Park in a friendly international. The Danes head into Tuesday’s game following a qualifier against Switzerland and, no doubt, head coach Age Hareide will use this warm-up game to rest key players. Premier League ace Christian Eriksen is unlikely to feature in the friendly against Luxembourg, but Age Hareide has a number of young and talented players to choose from, who are eager to impress.
Luxembourg, on the other hand, have been struggling in the Euro 2020 qualifiers and it is no surprise they are seen as big underdogs in Tuesday’s friendly in Aalborg. Considering that the Danes are a real force to be reckoned with at home, we predict that the visitors are going to return home empty-handed. In their last meeting, back in 2003, Denmark recorded a 2-0 win over Luxembourg.
Highlighted Player (Daniel Wass):
Daniel Wass is a Danish footballer who plays for La Liga side Celta Vigo as a winger. The Denmark international was born in Gladsaxe on May 31, 1989 and he started his youth career at BK Avarta at the age of six.
Eleven years later (2006) he moved to Brondby and he made his senior debut for the club in the 2007/2008 season. Wass played for the Danish club until 2011, when he moved to Benfica on a five-year deal, but he was immediately sent on loan to French club Evian. After making 29 appearances for les Roses, the pacey winger moved to Spain, signing a five-year contract with the La Liga club.
That proved to be the most significant decision of his career as he impressed in the 2015/2016 Primera division campaign with Os Celeste, making six assists for his teammates, while scoring two goals in the process. Over the years Wass has established himself as an irreplaceable first-team regular at Celta and it is well known that he made it to the Europa League semis with the Galician outfit in the 2016/2017 season.abc
Highlighted Team (Luxembourg):
Luxembourg national football team is controlled by Luxembourg Football Federation and they play their home games at Stade Josy Barthel. Les Lions Rouges have never qualified for the finals of a major tournament, but they often make life difficult for European teams in the qualifiers.
Luxembourg defeated Macedonia in the Euro 2016 qualifiers, but a victory over Czech Republic in the 1996 European Championship qualifying match is considered the team’s biggest success. Les Lions Rouges play their home matches in red shirts and red shorts, while they wear white jerseys and white shorts when playing on the travels.
Jeff Strasser is both the most famous and the most capped Luxembourg player and it has to be noted that the former Bundesliga player made 98 appearances for the national team. Luxembourg recorded their biggest win against Afghanistan (6-0), in the match that was played in London in 1948. Speaking of their biggest defeat, Luxembourg were outclassed by England 9-0 on two occasions (1960, 1982).