Something is rotten in the spirit of Denmark

With all to play for in tonight’s second leg, Emmet Ryan on the psychological battle Ireland must wage to down Denmark and progress to the 2018 World Cup

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
14th November, 2017
Christian Eriksen and Danish team must be filled with doubt. Pic: Getty

Do you think I am easier to be played on than a pipe?

The Danes will expect Ireland to play more openly this time around, to show a willingness to bring the game to them nearer their terms. That simply won’t suffice in the early going. Having taken the time to reflect on what went wrong on Saturday, Denmark will be looking for such an opening. Instead, Ireland must continue the job of...

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