Jens Stryger Larsen’s late winner guided Denmark to a nervy 2-1 win over Austria of their UEFA Nations League group match on Monday after kickoff was delayed by 90 minutes attributable to an influence outage in Vienna.
The sport ultimately kicked off at 10:15 p.m. native time after energy was restored, however not earlier than the followers on the Ernst-Happel-Stadion entertained themselves with a Mexican wave utilizing the lights on their cell phones.
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After a cagey begin, Denmark took the lead within the twenty seventh minute when midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg began the transfer with a cross out to the precise flank and sprinted into the field to get on the receiving finish of Rasmus Kristensen’s cross to attain.
When the kick-off was delayed between Austria and Denmark tonight attributable to an influence outage, the stadium leisure crew received artistic.
A Mexican wave, with cell phone lights, set to Johann Strauss. Take pleasure in a little bit of tradition! 🇦🇹🎶📱🔦pic.twitter.com/xBdLxspyaX
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However Ralf Rangnick’s Austria dominated after the restart and their persistence with the excessive press ultimately paid off when the house aspect nicked the ball off keeper Kasper Schmeichel in Denmark’s field earlier than Xaver Schlager fired dwelling the equaliser.
Marko Arnautovic, taking part in his one hundredth sport for Austria, hit the publish after rounding Schmeichel and Denmark made him pay within the 84th minute when Larsen curled a shot previous the keeper to seize the winner, scored on the stroke of midnight.
The outcome moved Denmark to the highest of Group A1 with six factors from two video games whereas Austria are second after France have been held to a 1-1 draw away at Croatia earlier on Monday.