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Key Events

90' + 3'
J. Allen
Yellow Card
90' + 1'
K. Schmeichel
Yellow Card
86'
A. Cornelius
Y. Poulsen
79'
B. Woodburn
T. Lawrence
76'
B. Davies
Yellow Card
71'
T. Roberts
E. Ampadu
63'
C. Eriksen
Penalty Goal
59'
D. Brooks
C. Roberts
Kick Off
46'
V. Fischer
P. Sisto
32'
H. Dalsgaard
Assist
32'
C. Eriksen
Goal
Kick Off
2
1
3
2

Stats

Possession
% %
7
4
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 1
Total Passes 522 496

Commentary

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Wales, on the back of their first defeat under Giggs, now have a month to collect themselves before tackling Spain in a friendly next month. After a turbulent week, Denmark will be pleased to have secured the win and will host the Republic of Ireland next time out in their second Nations League clash.
Denmark certainly deserve their victory and move level on points with Wales at the top of Group B in League B, although they have played one game less than Ryan Giggs' side. Christian Eriksen was the decider with a superbly taken brace, while Wales struggled to create opportunities throughout.
90' + 5' FULL-TIME: DENMARK 2-0 WALES
90' + 4' SAVE! Eriksen is denied a hat-trick from the resulting free-kick, tipping the attempt over the bar.
J. Allen
Yellow Card
Wales
90' + 3' Allen comes through the back of Braithwaite with a strong and rather unnecessary challenge, earning himself a booking.
90' + 3' Bale certainly has not given up hope of a late goal, cutting inside from the right and unleashing a dipping shot that flies over the top of Schmeichel's net.
K. Schmeichel
Yellow Card
Denmark
90' + 1' Late booking for Schmeichel for time-wasting from a goal kick. 
90' The fourth official signals five additional minutes.
88' Still nothing doing for Wales as the game approaches it's final stages but they should not be too disheartened as Denmark are a talented side, who would certainly have been ranked as favourites for promotion to the Nations League's highest tier.
A. Cornelius
Y. Poulsen
Denmark
86' Denmark make their second change of the game, introducing Cornelius for the final few minutes in place of Poulsen.
85' It has taken almost an hour and a half but Wales finally have their first shot on target during the game, although Ramsey's header was simple for Schmeichel to pick up.
84' SAVE! Eriksen delivers another corner for Denmark into the middle and Wales cannot clear, with the ball falling to Delaney and the Borussia Dortmund man forced a strong save from Hennessey.
82' SAVE! Schmeichel finally called into action to deny Bale after his deflected shot looped up into the air, although replays showed the ball was going wide. Wales still await their first shot on target.
81' Denmark edging towards a comfortable victory in the end, with Wales far from their best and failing to impress following their superb performance against the Republic of Ireland.
B. Woodburn
T. Lawrence
Wales
79' Final change of the game for Wales as the impressive Lawrence is replaced by Woodburn.
79' WIDE! Braithwaite inches away from getting the third for Denmark, taking Poulsen's cross down superbly and seeing his attempt trickle wide of the post with Hennessey left helpless.
B. Davies
Yellow Card
Wales
76' Davies lunges into a challenge on Kjaer and earns the game's first yellow card.
75' Mepham fouls Poulsen out wide on the right, which hands Eriksen the opportunity to whip a cross into the middle. However, his ball is blocked and bounces behind for a corner off Tyler Roberts.
74' Wales should certainly be disappointed with their performance this evening, as we are heading into the final 15 minutes of the game and the visitors are yet to have a shot on target.
T. Roberts
E. Ampadu
Wales
71' Second change of the game for Wales, as Tyler Roberts replaces Ampadu.
70' Half-chance for Wales as Brooks bursts down the left, cutting a ball back into the middle that is touched to Allen but he strikes his effort over the bar,
69' Denmark have not conceded more than once in a competitive match on home soil since a 2-2 draw with Sweden back in November 2015.
67' The signs from Wales suggested that things would improve for them in the second half but they have paid for their lack of creativity and it is a long way back now.
65' There did not seem to be too much that Ampadu could do to get out of the way but the ball certainly struck his arm and you cannot deny that they were raised. It can still be seen as a harsh devision though. 
C. Eriksen
Penalty Goal
Denmark
63' GOAL! 2-0 Denmark! Eriksen makes no mistake as he smashes past Hennessey to put Denmark in full control, doubling his side's advantage and his tally for the game.
62' PENALTY! Fischer's attempted cross into the middle is blocked by the arm of Ampadu and the referee points to the spot.
61' An hour gone in Aarhus and the Wales fans are in full voice as they urge their side on.
D. Brooks
C. Roberts
Wales
59' Giggs' first change for Wales sees the introduction of Brooks, who started against the Republic of Ireland last time out. Roberts is the man to make way.
59' WIDE! Braithwaite twists and turns in the Wales box, with Davies and the rest of the defence unable to snatch possession, and drags a shot into the side netting.
57' Changes are afoot for Wales, as Giggs looks to find a way for his side to claw their way back into the game.
55' Wales have looked the better side in the opening ten minutes of the second half but Schmeichel continues to have a comfortable time between the sticks for Denmark.
53' After a short delay, Kjaer is back on the field and the match continues.
52' Denmark captain Kjaer took the full force of Bale's strike straight to the head and is now receiving treatment.
51' Lawrence continues to be the driving force for Wales and wins a free-kick in Bale territory. The Real Madrid star fires at goal from a very central position but it is fired straight into the wall.
49' CHANCE! Pinball in the Denmark box after Bale's whipped cross reaks havoc amongst the defence and a number of shots are blocked, the last coming from Ramsey before the ball was eventually cleared.
48' Delaney is briefly down in the middle of the field in some pain but is fortunately able to continue with no delay to proceedings. 
46' Denmark get the action back underway for the second half.
V. Fischer
P. Sisto
Denmark
46' Denmark make a change at the break, introducing former Middlesbrough winger Fischer in a like-for-like swap with Sisto.
Wales have looked good at times but need to improve their creativity in the final third to test Schmeichel, while Denmark will want Eriksen to continue to pop up in dangerous areas as, once again, he has proven himself to be by far the best player in their ranks.
Not too much to separate the two sides at the break as both Denmark and Wales have struggled to create opportunities. Eriksen took his chance when it came though, tucking home with the match's only shot on target to hand the hosts a 1-0 advantage.
45' + 1' HALF TIME! DENMARK 1-0 WALES
45' One minute of added time at the end of the first half.
43' Wales are pushing hard in the final stages of the first half but the Danish back line continues to stand firm, while the hosts also look dangerous on the counter.
41' Giggs' side have not let Eriksen's goal put them off their task, although they are still unable to break down Denmark's defence and are yet to force a save from Schmeichel.
39' Wales need to ensure they do not fall further behind before the interval as that would surely end the tie as a contest.
37' Eriksen has now scored 24 goals in 83 caps for Denmark - no other player in the squad has more than five.
36' WHAT A SAVE! Denmark are in full flow and Hennessey is required to make a superb save to deny Sisto, who unleashed a powerful strike from outside the box after the ball dropped kindly to him.
34' That is the first time we have seen Denmark push forward with intent in this match and Wales must now hope this does not push the hosts into top gear.
H. Dalsgaard
Assist
Denmark
32' Dalsgaard did well to spot Eriksen in acres of room, capitalising on the fact that neither Allen or Ampadu had tracked the Tottenham star.
C. Eriksen
Goal
Denmark
32' GOAL! 1-0 Denmark! Eriksen finds space in the box and receives the ball from Dalsgaard, taking one touch before drilling a fine effort into the net via the inside of the post.
31' Over half an hour gone and still nothing to separate the two teams, as we still await the game's opening goal - and we are yet to even have a shot on target.
29' CLOSE! Bale surges forward from just inside the Denmark half and shifts the ball onto his left foot away from Kjaer, dragging a shot wide of the mark.
27' Since beating Peru 1-0 in their opening match at the 2018 World Cup, Denmark have won none of their last four matches in all competitions.
25' We are finally seeing some sparks shown by the two sides but we are still waiting for the game's first shot on target.
23' WIDE! Huge opportunity following the resulting corner as Eriksen's delivery is met with a sweet volley by Delaney but his attempt whistles wide of Hennessey's post.
22' CHANCE! Crucial clearance from Chester after Kjaer flicks a header into the middle which was begging for a final touch to send it into the end.
21' Eriksen tries his luck from distance but the Tottenham man blasts his attempt well over the roof of the net.
19' CHANCE! Wales have come to life and some superb build-up play looks set to bring the opening goal but the final ball does not fall to Ramsey, who was licking his lips at the far post.
18' Jorgensen fouls Bale on the right side, giving Lawrence an opportunity to pump a cross into the box. He curls it towards the far post but the offside flag is raised.
16' Schmeichel put under pressure for the first time as Ampadu's shot from distance loops up into the air but Roberts cannot get a decisive touch and Denmark clear their lines.
15' Still nothing to separate the two sides and no clear chances for either team in what has been a slow start to the game.
13' Lawrence has been Wales' brightest player so far, driving forward from midfield to threaten. He feeds in Ramsey and the ball is then whipped into the middle, where Bale fouls Kjaer.
11' Giggs' side are struggling to clear their lines at the moment, with Denmark seeing the majority of the ball but being unable to do anything with it.
9' Wales are playing very direct at the start of this game but are yet to create anything, with Bale seeing little of the ball.
7' No signs of any discontent from the Denmark fans following the fiasco of the past week as the support is very fierce.
5' A few scrappy fouls committed but the hosts in midfield during the opening exchanges as both sides look to find their rhythm. 
3' Denmark are pressing high when they do not have the ball to put Wales' defence under significant pressure but the back line is standing firm.
1' The game is underway in Aarhus, where Wales begin the action.
Both sides are on the field and the national anthems have begun.
This will be the ninth match between these two teams, with both Denmark and Wales winning four matches apiece.
Ryan Giggs makes two changes to the side that eased past the Republic of Ireland a few days ago, with Gunter and Chester coming into the side. Ashley Williams is rested, with Bale taking the captain's armband as a result, while Brooks drops to the bench.
Denmark, unsurprisingly, make 11 changes from the 3-0 defeat to Slovakia and eight of the starting XI for this game started the World Cup Round of 16 defeat to Croatia. Coach Age Hareide, who also missed the midweek loss, has named a very strong squad that includes a number of household names.
Wales subs: Danny Ward, Adam Davies, Joe Ledley, Ben Woodburn, Tyler Roberts, Sam Vokes, David Brooks, Harry Wilson, Tom Lockyer, Paul Dummett, Andy King, Matthew Smith.
Denmark subs: Frederik Ronnow, Jonas Lossl, Andreas Christensen, Anders Christiansen, Viktor Fischer, Lukas Lerager, Jonas Knudsen, Mike Jensen, Andreas Cornelius, Nicolai Boilesen, Christian Norgaard, Jannik Vestergaard.
Wales XI: Wayne Hennessey; Chris Gunter, James Chester, Chris Mepham, Ben Davies; Joe Allen, Ethan Ampadu; Tom Lawrence, Aaron Ramsey, Connor Roberts; Gareth Bale.
Denmark XI: Kasper Schmeichel; Henrik Dalsgaard, Matias Jorgensen, Simon Kjaer, Jens Stryger Larsen; Christian Eriksen, Lasse Schone, Thomas Delaney; Yussuf Poulsen, Martin Braithwaite, Pione Sisto.
Meanwhile, Wales began their Nations League campaign with a 4-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland but their preparations for today's game have hit some issues after their plane from Cardiff was delayed due to techincal faults. 
After fielding a team of amateurs for the 3-0 friendly defeat to Slovakia in midweek, Denmark are back to full strength after the playing contingent and the nation's governing body agreed to talks to settle a commercial dispute.
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the UEFA Nations League clash between Denmark and Wales, a game that caps off a dramatic footballing week for both countries.
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