Slovenia 1-1 Denmark: Euro 2024 Match Report

Explore the detailed match report of the Euro 2024 Group C game between Slovenia and Denmark, which ended in a 1-1 draw. Discover key moments, standout performances, and tactical analysis from the June 16, 2024 match.

Slovenia 1-1 Denmark: Euro 2024 Match Report

Both teams fielded strong lineups, with Slovenia relying on Josip Iličić and Denmark banking on Christian Eriksen. Denmark was favored due to its recent form, but Slovenia's resilience was expected to challenge it.

First Half

In the first half, Denmark took an early lead in the 17th minute through Christian Eriksen. Slovenia responded with tactical discipline but struggled to break down Denmark's defence.

Second Half

Slovenia equalized in the 58th minute with a well-executed set-piece goal from Miha Blažič. Despite both teams pushing for a winner, the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Key Players and Performances


  • Josip Iličić: Key playmaker, instrumental in Slovenia's attacks.
  • Miha Blažič: Scored the equalizer and solid defensively.


  • Christian Eriksen: Scored the opening goal and controlled the midfield.
  • Kasper Schmeichel: Made crucial saves to keep Denmark in the game.

Post-Match Analysis

Both teams showed tactical strengths and weaknesses. Slovenia's resilience earned them a point, while Denmark's early control gave them a solid foundation. The result impacts group standings, keeping both teams in contention.

Quotes and Reactions


  • Matjaž Kek (Slovenia): "Proud of the team's spirit and fightback."
  • Kasper Hjulmand (Denmark): "Satisfied with the performance, but we need to capitalize on our chances."


  • Josip Iličić (Slovenia): "Happy with the goal but wanted the win."
  • Christian Eriksen (Denmark): "A tough match, we’ll build on this."

Statistical Overview

  • Possession: Slovenia 47% - 53% Denmark
  • Shots: Slovenia 10 - 12 Denmark
  • Shots on Target: Slovenia 4 - 5 Denmark
  • Pass Accuracy: Slovenia 80% - 85% Denmark
  • Corners: Slovenia 3 - 4 Denmark


The 1-1 draw between Slovenia and Denmark showcased both teams' competitive spirit and tactical strengths. Both sides aim to build on this performance as the tournament progresses in their upcoming fixtures.