Wales U21 0-4 Denmark U21

Wales' Harry Wilson in action against Denmark
Wales' Harry Wilson in action against Denmark

Wales Under-21 hopes of qualifying for the Euro 2017 finals suffered a major setback as group leaders Denmark secured an impressive win in Wrexham.

Marcus Ingvartsen and Pione Sisto's fine individual effort gave Denmark a 2-0 half-time lead.

Sisto's second goal and Kasper Dolberg's late strike sealed victory for an impressive Danish side.

Wales are seven points behind Denmark, with only the group winners qualifying automatically.

Geraint Williams' side host Luxembourg in Bangor on Tuesday, 6 September with their final game away to Armenia on 11 October.

Williams had said Wales needed to win against an unbeaten Denmark side they had held to a goalless draw earlier in the campaign.

Christian Norgaard had a long range effort saved by Wales keeper Billy O'Brien but two minutes later the visitors took the lead.

Marcus Ingvartsen scored from close range after a scramble in the penalty area following Andrew Hjulsager's corner.

Wales' response saw Wes Burns heading wide from Harry Wilson's cross while Patrick Banggaard nearly doubled Denmark's advantage.

Denmark extended their lead when the lively Sisto fired an unstoppable shot from outside the area after he embarked on a run from his own half.

Sisto scored his second of the game with a header from Hjulsager's cross three minutes into the second half.

Burns and Harry Wilson had second half chances for the hosts before substitute Dolberg's half volley sealed Denmark's win with seven minutes remaining and end a tough afternoon for Wales.

Wales under-21 squad

Billy O'Brien (Manchester City), Michael Crowe (Ipswich Town), Declan John (Cardiff City), Regan Poole (Manchester United), Connor Roberts (Bristol Rovers), Joe Rodon (Swansea), Jordan Evans (Wrexham), Tom Lockyer (Bristol Rovers), Gethin Jones (Everton), Dominic Smith (Shrewsbury Town), Dan James (Swansea City), Josh Sheehan (Swansea City, on loan at Newport County), Jake Charles (Barnsley), Ryan Hedges (Swansea City, on loan at Yeovil Town), Tom O'Sullivan (Cardiff City), Wes Burns (Bristol City, on loan at Aberdeen), Ellis Harrison (Bristol Rovers), Harry Wilson (Liverpool).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 2nd September 2016

  • Wales U21Wales U210Denmark U21Denmark U214
  • Latvia U21Latvia U210Moldova U21Moldova U212
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina U21Bosnia and Herzegovina U210Norway U21Norway U211
  • Greece U21Greece U212Albania U21Albania U211
  • Belarus U21Belarus U212Netherlands U21Netherlands U212
  • Malta U21Malta U212Belgium U21Belgium U213
  • Finland U21Finland U210Austria U21Austria U211
  • Portugal U21Portugal U210Israel U21Israel U210
  • Italy U21Italy U211Serbia U21Serbia U211
  • Switzerland U21Switzerland U213Kazakhstan U21Kazakhstan U210
  • Romania U21Romania U214Luxembourg U21Luxembourg U210
  • Northern Ireland U21Northern Ireland U210Iceland U21Iceland U211

As It Stood


1Czech Rep U2186202471720
2Belgium U217502126615
3Montenegro U2183321011-112
4Moldova U218215511-67
5Malta U218125518-135
6Latvia U217124912-35


1Italy U2186201431120
2Slovenia U2185031771015
3Serbia U2174211841414
4R. of Ireland U2184041111012
5Lithuania U218206417-136
6Andorra U219108123-223


1Iceland U21743093615
2Macedonia U21843197215
3France U218422128414
4Scotland U21722389-18
5Ukraine U21721459-47
6Northern Ireland U217016512-71


1Portugal U2176102312219
2Israel U21733194512
3Albania U2193331116-512
4Hungary U2183231510511
5Greece U217313108210
6Liechtenstein U218008029-290


1Denmark U2176101411319
2Romania U218512149516
3Wales U2183321010012
4Bulgaria U21732284411
5Luxembourg U217025213-112
6Armenia U217016516-111


1Croatia U2186112051519
2Sweden U2175201641217
3Spain U2175112281416
4Georgia U2194051515012
5Estonia U218116318-154
6San Marino U219018127-261


1Germany U2177002642221
2Austria U2176011971218
3Finland U217403128412
4Azerbaijan U218215718-117
5Russia U2172141013-37
6Faroe Islands U218008226-240


1Slovakia U2154011441012
2Netherlands U216312119210
3Belarus U21622267-18
4Turkey U21520357-26
5Cyprus U216114312-94


1England U21532082611
2Switzerland U216321106411
3Norway U21531163310
4Kazakhstan U216114310-74
5Bosnia and Herzegovina U21602428-62
View full Euro U21 Qualifying tables

Top Stories