Denmark fear Kvist’s World Cup is over

first_imgDenmark Denmark fear Kvist’s World Cup is over after possible fractured rib Stephen Creek Last updated 1 year ago 04:40 6/17/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) William Kvist Denmark Peru World Cup 2018 Getty Images Denmark World Cup Peru v Denmark Peru The Scandinavians’ coach Hareide was left with injury concerns after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Peru, who he admitted were unlucky to lose Denmark head coach Age Hareide fears he may have lost William Kvist for the rest of the World Cup after battling past Peru in a 1-0 victory.Yussuf Poulsen slotted home on 59 minutes after being put through on goal by Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, but Denmark rode their luck at times against Ricardo Gareca’s attack-minded team.Christian Cueva missed a penalty after he was tripped by Poulsen at the end of a first half in which Peru created the better chances, and Hareide was quick to credit the South Americans after their first World Cup game in 36 years. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move “Peru are an outstanding team,” the Norwegian told reporters. “They are a good team, and we knew that. They have a quick style of play, and we know and have a lot of respect for them.”They got very little and probably deserved more – sometimes that happens.”We were on the lucky side.”Hareide was left with injury concerns over two players at the end of a physical game in which his players had to defend hard for long periods.Denmark midfielder Kvist was carried off on a stretcher after 36 minutes following a blow to the ribs and defender Andreas Christensen was taken off nine minutes from full-time.When asked about Kvist’s condition, Hareide said: “We think it’s a fractured rib – we’ll have confirmation later on.8 – #PER attempted eight shots in the first half against #DEN , by eight different players. Diversity. https://t.co/rar4O1CXtE — OptaJavier (@OptaJavier) June 16, 2018 “If it’s a fractured rib he’s out for the rest of the World Cup for sure. We cannot replace a player at this point in the tournament so we’ll be down to 22 if he is out.””Christensen had a bit of a cramp so we couldn’t take any chances with him,” he added. “Fortunately we had other good defenders.”last_img