Netherlands Vs. Denmark, Euro 2012: Michael Krohn-Dehli Gives Danes Surprise Lead

If you saw that coming, you are a psychic mastermind. Or high. After twenty minutes of more of being schooled in the arts of football by the Netherlands, Denmark have taken the lead in Kharkiv. And seriously, this half had been all Holland so far - it wouldn't have been a surprise if they'd managed 75 percent of possession or more, and they'd certainly had the better of the scoring chances.

But if you can't score, you're always at risk. Simon Poulsen advanced down the Denmark left, and although he lost possession in a challenge with Gregory van der Wiel a fortunate bounce took the ball straight to Michael Krohn-Dehli on the edge of the penalty area. The Dutch were in a strong defensive shape, and the winger still had plenty of work to do, but a quick change of pace brought him beyond Everton centre half Johnny Heitenga and one on one with Maarten Stekelenburg. Whom he nutmegged to make it 1-0.

So, that's a goal completely against the run of play that didn't involve Christian Eriksen in any way, shape or form. Football!

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