Simon Kjær

9 results

Scotland’s John Souttar celebrates after opening the scoring at Hampden Park. Photograph:  Jane Barlow/PA

Scotland 2 Denmark 0 Not content with simply progressing to the World Cup play-offs, Scotland decided they may as well be seeds. This victory over a (...)

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson  celebrates scoring his  side’s third goal  game during the Champions League Group B match against AC Milan at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool 3 AC Milan 2 The Kop issued a reminder of Istanbul before kick-off with a banner that read: “25/05/05 – There are places I remember”. And, (...)

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates victory over Denmark at the final whistle at Wembley. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

There were 33 minutes on the clock at Wembley when Gareth Southgate decided that he had to do something before England descended into the kind of deme(...)

England captain  Harry Kane is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring with a rebound after his penalty kick was saved by Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during the Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

England 2 Denmark 1 (aet; 1-1 after 90 mins) Sometimes, your luck is just in, you catch a break when you most need it and, after so much major tourna(...)

Denmark’s Kasper Dolberg scores the second goal against Czech Republic in Baku, Azerbaijan. Photograph: Valentin Ogirenko/EPA

By beating the Czech Republic in Baku, Denmark have reached their fourth European Championship semi-final. They have won one, against the Netherlands(...)

Paul Pogba scores the winner for Manchester United in Milan. Photograph: Getty Images

AC Milan 0 Manchester United 1 (United win 2-1 on aggregate) Manchester United squeezed into the quarter-finals the hard way: coming to Milan and ear(...)

Simon Kjær heads home  AC Milan’s late equaliser in the Europa League round of 16 first leg against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manchester United 1 AC Milan 1 Amad Diallo seemed to have given Manchester United a slim victory with his sweet back-header only for Simon Kjær’s sto(...)

 Pierre Emile Hojbjerg, Martin Braithwaite and Daniel Wass of Denmark put pressure on Jack Grealish of England during the Uefa Nations League group stage match at Parken Stadium  in Copenhagen. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Denmark 0 England 0 Pre-season is a time for experimentation and that is precisely what this was. A result that dented England’s Nations League aspir(...)

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen in action in Saturday’s World Cup play-off first leg match against Ireland in Copenhagen. Photograph: Lars Moeller/Reuters

It’s not that long ago that Irish hackles used to rise when a foreign manager – usually Germany’s Joachim Löw – was asked to analyse the Ireland team (...)