Denmark qualified for the World Cup in a speedy and remarkable manner, advancing to the tournament despite playing in only eight of their 10 group matches. All of these games ended in triumph, with a total of 27 goals scored and none allowed by the opposing team — an unprecedented result. In the history of European qualification, no nation has ever before accomplished that goal.

There is a good chance that Denmark will be considered one of the underdogs in this year’s World Cup. But a lot will probably depend on whether or not key players like Simon Kjaer, Mikkel Damsgaard, and Martin Braithwaite can fully recover from long-term injuries and get enough playing time with their clubs.


The preferred formation is a tried and tested 4-3-3, but Kasper Hjulmand has developed a flexibility that allows him to alter the set-up according to both the strength of his opponents and the loss of their own players. Kasper Hjulmand can adjust the formation in accordance with both of these factors. Both 4-3-1-2 and 3-4-2-1 have been shown to be effective in certain situations.

He has a fantastic victory percentage while serving as the coach for Denmark and gives leadership that is motivating and emotionally intelligent. 


Kasper Schmeichel

A commanding presence and an authoritative voice A new record was set with eight consecutive scoreless performances in qualifying.