Peru vs Denmark 101 Great Goals prediction: Peru 1-3 Denmark
On paper, Peru vs Denmark is set to be an even match-up given the two nations sitting ranked 11th and 12th in the world.
However, Denmark’s wealth of top-level European talent should be enough to hand them the edge over Peru on Saturday.
The Peruvian national team are not to be overlooked, however, given their impressive run of form leading up to the World Cup.
Peru vs Denmark: Who will win?
The bookies have the Danes down as favourites to defeat Peru at 7/5.
Meanwhile, the South Americans are at 23/10 to claim three group stage points on Saturday.
Bet365 have a draw between the two sides down at 9/4.
Peru vs Denmark 1st goal scorer tip: Christian Eriksen 13/2.
Peru vs Denmark match preview
Peru booked their place in Russia this summer by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on aggregate in the inter-confederation play-offs after finishing fifth in South American qualifying.
Impressively, they arrive at their fifth World Cup ranked 11th in the world – ahead of the likes of England, Uruguay, Colombia and Croatia.
In the lead up to the tournament, Ricardo Gareca’s side have been in impressive form scoring 10 goals in five international friendlies – winning four of them.
Denmark have the possibility of proving to be the tournament’s surprise package this year, given their array of experienced stars playing at the very top level of football.
Eriksen is the nation’s standout player who proved key in qualifying for the Danes as he netted 11 goals which made him joint third highest-scorer.
Denmark were forced to go through an extra round of qualifying to reach their fifth World Cup having finished runners-up to Poland – eventually hammering Northern Ireland 5-1 to claim their place in Russia.
Peru team news vs Denmark
The Peruvian national team will be lead out by their captain and all-time leading scorer Paolo Guerrero who was originally banned from the tournament by FIFA for doping.
The 35-year-old is the nation’s talisman and will be interesting to look out for this summer.
Jefferson Farfan is another player to look out for, with the winger having proven himself in European football and now currently plying his trade with Lokomotiv Moscow.
Denmark team news vs Peru
Brentford’s Andreas Bjelland and Sevilla’s Simon Kjaer are expected to start ahead of Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen.
Christensen impressed for the Blues this season, however, Danish manager Age Hareide has shown a preference for the more experienced duo.
Along with Eriksen in midfield, Thomas Delaney will be another player to keep an eye on, with the player having signed for Borussia Dortmund this summer.
Peru predicted line-up vs Denmark
Denmark predicted line-up vs Peru
Peru vs Denmark – World Cup 2018: Official videos
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