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Northern Ireland leapfrog Denmark to finish high up 

Northern Ireland finally gave their fans a result to cheer again as they finished a flawed Euro 2024 qualifying season with an outstanding 2-0 victory over Denmark in Belfast.

Northern Ireland finally gave their fans a result to cheer again as they finished a flawed Euro 2024 qualifying season with an outstanding 2-0 victory over Denmark in Belfast.

Strong Finish for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland concluded their campaign on a positive note, securing a victory with second-half goals from Isaac Price and Dion Charles.

Early Opportunities and Goalkeeper Resilience

Dion Charles showcased an early threat, hitting the post, while Northern Ireland goalkeeper Conor Hazard displayed resilience with two crucial saves before halftime, denying the Danish team any lead.

Denmark’s Secure Qualification

Denmark had already secured their spot in the Euro finals before the game against Northern Ireland. Their win over Slovenia earlier in the week guaranteed their place in the finals, leading them to rest several key players for the encounter at Windsor Park. 

Injuries to notable players like Manchester United’s Rasmus Højlund and Christian Eriksen further impacted Denmark’s lineup for the match.

A Rested Danish Side and Northern Ireland’s Triumph

With Denmark resting prominent players and Northern Ireland seizing the opportunity, the match allowed Michael O’Neill’s men to capitalize. The goals from Isaac Price and Dion Charles paved the way for Northern Ireland to end their campaign with a victorious finish.

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