Something is rotten in the spirit of Denmark

Something is rotten in the spirit of Denmark
Christian Eriksen and Danish team must be filled with doubt. Pic: Getty

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

Full-time in Parken sent a clear message. Boos rang out from the home fans as Denmark, despite not giving up a goal, had been mentally battered. Ireland refused to allow the first leg of their World Cup play-off in Copenhagen approach anything near a football match and there was nothing the Danes could do about it.

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