Denmark Women play Finland Women in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes on Tuesday, July 12. The match will start at 9:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Danish women’s football team won four matches in a row before defeats to Norway Women in the friendly followed by a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Germany Women in their Women’s Euro 2022 opener. Denmark Women ended as runners-up in the previous edition of this tournament.
Kathrine Moller Kuhl received a red card in the last match and is unavailable for selection against the Finnish side. Sanne Troelsgaard is expected to keep her place in a potentially unchanged starting XI for this match.
Finland Women make their fourth appearance in this tournament. The Finnish women’s football team reached the semi-finals of the 2005 edition of the Women’s Euro.
Finland Women have suffered four defeats in their last seven matches with their only win coming against Georgia by a 6-0 scoreline in the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers in April 2022. They were beaten 4-1 in their opening game of the Women’s Euro 2022 by Spain Women. The Finnish side are expected to field the same lineup for this match.
Denmark Women vs Finland Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Denmark Women: 1.41, Finland Women: 8.20, Draw: 4.50
Betwinner odds: Denmark Women: 1.38, Finland Women: 7.60, Draw: 4.44
Betway odds: Denmark Women: 1.40, Finland Women: 8.00, Draw: 4.50
10CRIC odds: Denmark Women: 1.40, Finland Women: 6.83, Draw: 4.53
1xBet odds: Denmark Women: 1.38, Finland Women: 7.60, Draw: 4.44
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Denmark Women vs Finland Women head-to-head
Denmark Women have the advantage in this head-to-head, beating Finland Women on five occasions in this competition. There have been three draws and three wins for Finland Women in this head-to-head in the Women’s Euro.
Denmark Women beat Finland Women 1-0 the last time these two sides faced each other in an international friendly. Their last Women’s Euro encounter ended as a draw.
Denmark Women vs Finland Women probable starting lineups
Denmark Women: Lene Christensen (goalkeeper); Rikke Sevecke, Stine Pedersen, Katrine Veje; Janni Thomsen, Sanne Troelsgaard, Sofie Junge Pedersen, Sofie Svava; Rikke Madsen, Signe Bruun, Pernille Harder (captain).
Finland Women: Tinja-Riikka Korpela (captain & goalkeeper); Tuija Hyyrynen, Anna Westerlund, Elli Pikkujamsa, Emma Koivisto; Adelina Engman, Emmi Alanen, Eveliina Summanen, Ria Oling; Linda Sallstrom, Sanni Franssi.
Denmark Women vs Finland Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 top picks and players to watch
Denmark Women: Pernille Harder is the top pick from the hosts in this match. The 29-year-old has scored 52 goals in 90 appearances for the national team. Her last international goal came in an 8-0 win against Bosnia & Herzegovina Women last year. The forward made nine goal contributions for Chelsea Women in the WSL 2021/22.
Finland Women: Sanni Franssi is the one to watch out for against the Danish side. The striker scored 10 goals in the recently concluded Primera Division Femenina for Real Sociedad Women. The 27-year-old scored in her last club appearance against Deportivo Alaves Women. She was impressive in Finland Women’s opening game against Spain Women.
Denmark Women vs Finland Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 prediction
Denmark Women are the overwhelming favourites in this match considering their recent form and head-to-head record against the Finnish women’s football team.
The Finnish side has been in poor form off late and their recent record against the Danes makes them the clear underdogs in this encounter.