Denmark finishes its last World Cup group stage match vs France in a 0-0 draw.

Denmark finished its last World Cup group stage match vs France in a 0-0 draw to make it into the knockouts from the second place in Group C.

The game was played at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on Tuesday in front of a crowd of 78,011. It was the first goalless draw at the current world tournament.

France that have already cleared for the playoffs finished the group stage in the first spot in Group C, with seven points. They will play their knockout stage match against number two in Group D. The position may be taken by any of the group’s squads: Croatia, currently having six points; Nigeria, having three points; and Iceland and Argentina, with one point each. Later on Tuesday, Iceland will face Croatia in Rostov-on-Don and Argentina will encounter Nigeria in St. Petersburg.

Denmark, number two in their group with five points, are to face number one in Group D.

France will play their Round of 16 match in Kazan on June 30, and Denmark – on July 1 in Nizhny Novgorod.

Russia is holding its first-ever edition of the FIFA World Cup, which kicked off in Moscow with a spectacular opening show at the Luzhniki Stadium on the night of June 14.

Thirty-two national football teams were divided into eight groups, with four in each, and the top two from their relevant groups will proceed to the next round, known as the playoffs or the knockout stage, to keep vying for the much-coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy.

Eleven host cities, namely Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara, were selected to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup.


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