FIFA World Cup 2018: Denmark vs France - As it happened

France will attempt to finish off their first-round assignments with a win over Denmark when they face off in their final group stage clash.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Denmark vs France - As it happened
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Moscow: France and Denmark go goalless in their Group C clash on Day 13 of FIFA World Cup 2018 at Luzhniki Stadium on Tuesday. Both teams have entered round of 16, with France comfortably placed at the top first spot and Denmark finishing at the second. Peru and Australia, on the other hand, face long journeys home.

Follow the match updates:

Fulltime! France 0-0 Denmark, Peru 2-0 Australia

90+2 minute: Lerager replaces Delaney after the latter injures himself

3 minutes of stoppage time!

90 minute: France still dominate possession while Denmark just want to hold on for a draw

86 minute: Mbappe brings life to French attacks but Danish defence seems tight

83 minute: Fekir makes an attempt towards the bottom-left corner but Danish goalkeeper Schmeichel takes no time to punch the ball wide

81 minute: 10 minutes to go. It has been a slow match so far

78 minute: Substitution for France! Dembele replaced by Paris Saint-Germain teenager Mbappe

75 minute: Substitution for Denmark! Cornelius is replaced by Ajax's Dolberg

71 minute: Oppss! A head clash between Thomas Delaney and Steven Nzonzi while fighting for a high ball. Delaney holds his head and falls down. Luckily, it's turned out not so serious

68 minute: Denmark get a free kick, substitution for France. Nabil Fekir replaces Antoine Griezmann

63 minute: Denmark's Thomas Delaney wins a corner which is cleared by Mandanda

60 minute: Denmark makes first change. Sisto replaced by Fischer

57 minute: Good attempt by Sisto and Eriksen on the French penalty area but the ball goes wide of

53 minute: Eriksen gets a free kick. His shoots the ball straight at Mandana. Cornelius takes the ball forward but the French goalkeeper gives a tight defend 

50 minute: Meanwhile, Peru scored another goal, Peru 2-0 Australia

Substitution for France! Hernandez is replaced by Manchester City's Mendy

48 minute: France launch an attack. Giroud falls in the Danish penalty box but the referee blows the whistle against the Frenchman for a foul

45 minute: As things stand in Group C, France will qualify for the knockout stages as Group leader and Denmark as the runner-up

Halftime France 0-0 Denmark, Peru 1-0 Australia

45+2 minute: Greizmann looks a solo run and loos threatening but is brought down by Mathias Jorgensen, who gets a Yellow card

2 minutes of stoppage time!

44 minute: France launch another attack Griezmann goes past the Danish defence and crosses to Giroud, whose shot is well over the goal post. Even if the ball had landed in the Danish net, the goal would have been disallowed as Griezmann was ruled off-side

41 minute: Dembele makes another incisive run from the right but his cross is cleared by the Danish defence

39 minute: With a rare scope of going forward, Denmark are still playing well. Their star players like Eriksen and Sisto are yet to show their magic

37 minute: Another miss by the French. Giroud gives a pass to Griezmann from over the Danish defence but the later misses it

33 minute: Ousmane Dembane takes a shot at the Danish goal post but the ball sails just wide of the post. It is a fast pace match but neither France nor Denmark have been able to hit a shot on target till now

30 minute: Denmark get a superb chance to take the lead but Christian Eriksen is denied by French goalkeeper Mandanda

28 minute: A quick pause in the game. Simon Kjaer suffers a head injury, gets treatment

27 minute: France get a corner but the ball is cleared easily by a Danish defence

25 minute: Denmark try to throw a long-range shot but it seems too high for Eriksen

22 minute: France, who hold the top spot in Group C, continue to enjoy a good possession. Denmark, on the other hand, are defending well

In the other Group C match, Peru take lead, Australia 0-1 Peru

17 minute: France continue their attempts but there seems no penetration to their attacks

13 minute: Olivier Giroud shot his palmed away for a corner by Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. The corner was headed out by French defender Presnel Kimpembe

9 minute: France dominate the possession but Denmark have looked dangerous on the counter

At 33 years and 89 days, Steve Mandanda is the oldest French player to make his debut in the World Cup

6 minute: Braithwaite once again slices through the French defence but the ball goes out for a corner. Simon Kjaer heads the ball out

4 minute: Denmark launch a counter and penetrate the French defence. Martin Braithwaite falls in the French penalty box and makes a feeble appeal for penalty which is turned down

2 minute: France make the first move but the damage defence stands count

Kickoff by France! The French are in white and blue while Denmark players wear white and red


Denmark XI: Kasper Schmeichel, Simon Kjaer, Andreas Christensen, Thomas Delaney, Christian Eriksen, Martin Braithwaite, Mathias Jorgensen, Henrik Dalsgaard, Jens Larsen, Andreas Cornelius, Pione Sisto

France XI: Steve Mandanda, Presnel Kimpembe, Raphael Varane, Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Lemar, Olivier Giroud, Ousmane Dembele, N'Golo Kante, Steven Nzonzi, Djibril Sidibe, Lucas Hernandez

A draw against Denmark will also keep France atop the group as they hope for a potentially more favourable meeting with likely second-place finishers in Group D - Argentina or Nigeria - as Croatia are likely to top Group D after winning their opening two matches.

Denmark, on the other hand, will advance with a draw but a defeat, paired with an Australia win against Peru, could send them packing.

Denmark full squad:

Goalkeepers: Frederik Ronnow (Brondby), Jonas Lossl (Huddersfield/ENG), Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester/ENG)

Defenders: Andreas Christensen (Chelsea/ENG), Henrik Dalsgaard (Brentford/ENG), Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Monchengladbach/GER), Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese/ITA), Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich/ENG), Mathias Jorgensen (Huddersfield/ENG), Simon Kjaer (Sevilla/ESP)

Midfielders: Christian Eriksen (Tottenham/ENG), Lasse Schone (Ajax/NED), Lukas Lerager (Bordeaux/FRA), Michael Krohn-Dehli (Deportivo La Coruna/ESP), Thomas Delaney (Werder Bremen/GER), Willian Kvist (FC Copenhagen)

Forwards: Andreas Cornelius (Atalanta/ITA), Kasper Dolberg (Ajax/NED), Martin Braithwaite (Bordeaux/FRA), Nicolai Jorgensen (Feyenoord/NED), Pione Sisto (Celta Vigo/ESP), Viktor Fischer (FC Copenhagen), Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (RB Leipzig/GER)

France full squad:

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Alphonse Areola (Paris Saint-Germain)

Defenders: Lucas Hernandez (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris Saint-Germain), Benjamin Mendy (Manchester City/ENG), Benjamin Pavard (Stuttgart/GER), Adil Rami (Marseille), Djibril Sidibe (Monaco), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona/ESP), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid/ESP)

Midfielders: N'Golo Kante (Chelsea/ENG), Blaise Matuidi (Juventus/ITA), Steven N'Zonzi (Sevilla/ESP), Paul Pogba (Manchester United/ENG), Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich/GER)

Forwards: Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona/ESP), Nabil Fekir (Lyon), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea/ENG), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Thomas Lemar (Monaco), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain), Florian Thauvin (Marseille)