- Joakim Mæhle scored the winning goal for Denmark as they beat Austria 1-0 to qualify for the 2022 World Cup
- Denmark have now joined Germany as the two European nations who have qualified so far for Qatar 2022
- Kasper Hjulmand's side have also won all their matches in the qualifiers without conceding any goal so far
Denmark have qualified for the 2022 World Cup taking place in Qatar after their 1-0 win over Austria on Tuesday night, October 12, thereby becoming the second European nation to do so.
With two games left to be played in the qualifiers, Denmark have already secured their place in the finals regardless the results they get in their remaining games.
Playing in front of their fans, Danish players knew that a win would help them, but they did not find it easy against their opponents who also wanted to triumph.
The first half between Denmark and Austria ended goalless as the two teams were unable to find the back of the net in tough encounter.
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Joakim Mæhle who plays in the Serie A for Atalanta scored the goal for Denmark in the 53rd minute and that was what settled the duel.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former world champions, Germany on Monday night, October 11, became the first nation to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar following their impressive 4-0 win over North Macedonia.
Germany knew before the encounter that a win for them would give them the ticket for big tournament in Qatar and they did themselves lots of good by getting the three points.
Germany scored all their four goals against North Macedonia in the second half of the encounter.
Playing in front of their fans, North Macedonia wanted to impress, but they found it difficult against Germany who were more determined.
However, these two teams were unable to get any goal in the first half as they went into the dressing rooms goalless.
Germany came out aggressively in the second half and they waited until the 50th minute before netting their first goal through Kai Havertz.