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Peru Bows to Denmark as they lose 0-1 World Cup Group C clash


Peru were awarded a penalty by the Video Assistant Referee at the end of first half but Christian Cueva missed
Cueva was fouled by Denmark’s Yussuf Poulsen but the midfielder blazed the ball over the bar from 12 yards
Poulsen opened the scoring for Denmark in the 59th minute to make amends for giving away the first-half penalty
Substitute Paolo Guerrero almost equalized late on with a clever backheel before Jefferson Farfan was denied


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Christian Cueva’s missed spot-kick, which was awarded by the Video Assistant Referee [VAR], came back to haunt Peru as they lost 1-0 to Denmark on Saturday.

Peru Bows to Denmark as they lose 0-1 World Cup Group C clash

The World Cup Group C clash sprang into life when Denmark’s Yussuf Poulsen brought down Cueva in the area just before the half-time whistle. After VAR deliberation, the midfielder stepped up but he played the ball over the bar from 12 yards.

Peru Bows to Denmark as they lose 0-1 World Cup Group C clash

Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the winner in the 59th minute following a counter-attack to put Denmark level on points with France right now at the top of Group C.


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