Following France’s massive 2-1 win over Australia earlier today, the Les Bleus’ Group C counterparts Denmark and Peru will be looking forward to kick-starting their World Cup campaign in an impressive manner when they square-off later today at the Mordovia Arena.
Despite not being favorites to win the World Cup, there is certainly no doubt in the fact that the two teams are currently filled with some of the biggest superstars from the football world and there will be plenty of big names to watch out for in tonight’s encounter between both Denmark and Peru.
Therefore, with that being said, let us now take an in-depth look at five players who we think could make the biggest difference in tonight’s Group C opener between Denmark and Peru.
#5. Edison Flores (Peru)
Peru’s talented winger Edison Flores has been on fire recently, having scored five goals in the qualifying stage for his nation. The 24-year-old youngster currently plays in the Danish League for Aalborg, so it is pretty likely that he might be a somewhat familiar with Denmark’s style of play.
However, regardless of that, the winger himself is apparently very confident ahead of his nation’s showdown with Denmark.
#4. Pione Sisto (Denmark)
It is safe to say that the wingers in this match will be the ones to watch out for and one of those talented names is 23-year-old Uganda-born winger Pione Sisto, who has proved himself to be a very talented asset for the Danish National Side.
The Celta Vigo attacker is somewhat similar to Edison Flores as well, given the fact that he is small and is very quick in his position. Sisto also comprises of great ball control and has the capability of creating chances for himself, as well as, for his fellow teammates as well.
#3. Yoshi Yotun (Peru)
Orlando City midfielder Yoshi Yotun has been playing tremendously good in the United States of America recently and his recent form in MLS has also been of great effect as well.denmark
Yotun is expected to control the game from the midfield for Peru, something that he has been regularly doing well for Orlando City FC.
#2. Andres Christensen (Denmark)
The Chelsea FC defender is certainly going to be one of the key players for the Danish National Side later today and his pairing with the experienced Simon Kjaer will definitely be one to watch out for, considering that the attacking duo Jefferson Farfan and Paolo Guerrero will be firing in on all cylinders.
#1. Christian Eriksen (Denmark)
One of the most dynamic and creative players in this year’s FIFA World Cup is definitely going to be Tottenham Hotspurs’ Christian Eriksen, who recently scored 10 goals in 37 matches for Mauricio Pochettino’s side last season in the Premier League.
Eriksen is going to be the go-to man for Denmark, as Danish fans would expect him to create all the valuable chances from the midfield position for his fellow strikers up front. However, we could certainly expect Eriksen to pop in with a few goals of his own as well.