It has been since 36 years since Peru made a World Cup appearance and despite their terrible World Cup history they would want to have a good run in the World Cup. Being ranked the 11th team, Peru has been undefeated in their last 15 games. Peru may be in the same group with France, Australia and Denmark but they are believed to join France in the finals.
Denmark had a terrible run in the last three world cups failing to make an appearance but they are believed to put up a good show in Russia.
According to bet365 the odds of Peru winning this game is 9/4, odds of drawing this game is 23/10 and the odds of Denmark winning this game is 7/5. Similar odds have been provided by skybet too as their odds for Peru emerging out victorious are 9/4 and probability for a draw is 21/10 and for Denmark to win the odds are 7/5. Betfair odds for Peru are 23/10, for Denmark is 7/5 and the odds of this match ending in a draw are 9/4.
Christian Eriksen is back in the World Cup after giving birth to his first child and is most likely to captain his country in this game. Renato Tapia and Andre Carrillo will hold the attacking midfield. A 23 man squad has been announced for the match. Farfan and Edison Flores fight out each other for a spot in this game.
Denmark: W D D W L L
Peru: D W W W W W
Peru will come out on top in this game as they would simply outclass Denmark in their first game.
Man Of The Match:
If Peru has to win then it would fall on Guerrero and if Denmark wins, it will be Christian Eriksen.