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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