Euro 2004 set for Scandinavian derby

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:07 IST

Sweden and Denmark will hold the fate of three nations in their hands on June 22 when they contest an all-Scandinavian derby at Euro 2004.

Euro 2004 set for Scandinavian derby

Lisbon:

Sweden and Denmark will hold the fate of three nations in their hands on June 22 when they contest an all-Scandinavian derby in the final Group C action at Euro 2004. Either Sweden or Denmark will advance to the quarter-finals with a wina€"but they could also knock out Italy with a 2-2 draw, regardless of how well the Azzurri perform against Bulgaria in their last group match. Going into the Group C finale, both Sweden and Denmark have four points and Italy have two, while Bulgaria have already been eliminated. Sweden held a press conference ahead of their final Group C match against Scandinavian neighbours Denmark. Swedish coach Lars Lagerback said that he expected a tight encountera€"as games between the two sides usually are. (AP)



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