SAMARA Russia (Xinhua) --
Christian Eriksen can change matches, regardless
how cautious the opponents are about him, Denmark coach Age
Hareide said on a press conference on Wednesday, prior to the
match against Australia.
One assist was what
Denmark star Eriksen achieved in the opening game with Peru, but
Hareide believes his favorite player can contribute more in the
“Eriksen is a player
who can change game for us,” Hareide said. “He can succeed, even
the opponents are cautious and careful about him, we’ve seen
that in the premier league,” the Norwegian added.
hopefully the Tottenham midfielder is to get up to a good level,
and he will show good stuff at this world cup.
Speaking about the
coming match against Australia, Hareide said, “there will be
many scenarios we can be up against, but first of all we need to
make sure we have a stable performance. If we can play at good
level, it’s a good chance we can win the match.”
64-year-old coach insisted that Australia is a tough opponent.
“There is a small margin (to win), we saw Australia played
France, they were able to challenge France,” he said.
The Denmark coach
emphasised that it’s important to focus on how to play. “In the
first match, we focused too much on the results, and we forgot
how to play,” he concluded.
Peru, Denmark are to take on Australia, who conceded a 2-1 loss
to tournament favorites France, at Samara Arena on June 21.
ends World Cup for Tunisia keeper Hassan
MOSCOW Russia (Xinhua) --
Tunisian football authorities have confirmed that goalkeeper
Mouez Hassan’s World Cup is over after he suffered a shoulder
injury in their opening game against England on Monday night.
had to be replaced by Farouk Ben Mustapha after a collision with
England midfielder in the 16th minute of the game
which England won 2-1 in Volgograd and was later seen in the
team dugout with his arm supported in a sling.
Hassan was born in
France and had represented the country at Under-21 level, but
decided to play for Tunisia earlier in the year, making his
debut in March.
have said that his shoulder will not recover in time for the
rest of the World Cup and he will return to his French club side
Chateauroux for treatment.
Tunisia’s next match
is against Group G leaders, Belgium in Moscow’s Spartak Stadium
on June 23rd and the need to avoid defeat against the
side coached by Roberto Martinez to have any chance of remaining
in the tournament.