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Denmark National Under-21 Football Team
Denmark Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationDanish Football Association
(Dansk Boldspil-Union)
Head coachAlbert Capellas
CaptainVictor Nelsson
Most capsJonas Kamper (39)
Top scorerMarcus Ingvartsen (17)
Home stadiumAalborg Portland Park, Aalborg
First international
Denmark Denmark 0-2 Norway Norway
(Holstebro, Denmark; 25 August 1976)
Biggest win
Denmark Denmark 9-0 Luxembourg Luxembourg
(Farum, Denmark; 11 October 2002)
Biggest defeat
Bulgaria Bulgaria 6-0 Denmark Denmark
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 25 April 1989)
Olympic Games
Appearances2 (first in 1992)
Best result8th (2016)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances7 (first in 1978)
Best resultSemifinals (1992), (2015)

The Denmark national under-21 football team has played since 1976 and is controlled by the Danish Football Association. Before 1976, the age limit was 23 years.

Tournament record

UEFA European U-21 Championship

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA GD Pld W D L GF GA GD
1978 Quarter-finals 5th 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 4 2 1 1 10 5 5
1980 Did not qualify 4 1 0 3 3 4 1
1982 4 1 2 1 4 4 0
1984 6 1 1 4 6 16 10
1986 Quarter-finals 7th 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 6 3 2 1 11 7 4
1988 Did not qualify 6 2 2 2 7 6 1
1990 6 2 1 3 9 14 5
1992 Semi-finals 4th 4 1 1 2 6 4 +2 6 4 2 0 21 4 17
France 1994 Did not qualify 8 4 0 4 12 9 3
Spain 1996 10 6 1 3 31 15 16
Romania 1998 8 5 1 2 16 9 7
Slovakia 2000 8 3 1 4 11 13 2
Switzerland 2002 10 4 3 3 18 12 6
Germany 2004 10 6 3 1 25 4 21
Portugal 2006 Group stage 8th 3 0 2 1 5 6 -1 12 9 2 1 30 12 18
Netherlands 2007 Did not qualify 2 1 0 1 3 2 1
Sweden 2009 8 5 1 2 13 4 9
Denmark 2011 Group stage 6th 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2 Qualified as hosts
Israel 2013 Did not qualify 8 4 4 0 19 8 11
Czech Republic 2015 Semi-finals 3rd 4 2 0 2 5 8 -3 10 8 2 0 37 9 28
Poland 2017 Group stage 7th 3 1 0 2 4 7 -3 10 9 1 0 24 3 21
Italy San Marino 2019 Group stage 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 10 7 2 1 30 8 22
Total 0 titles 8/22 24 8 4 12 34 40 -6 156 87 41 37 340 168 172
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Summer Olympics

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Until 1988 See Denmark national football team
Spain Barcelona 1992 Group stage 3 0 2 1 1 4
United States Atlanta 1996 Did not qualify
Australia Sydney 2000
Greece Athens 2004
China Beijing 2008
United Kingdom London 2012
Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2016 Quarter-finals 4 1 1 2 1 6
Japan Tokyo 2020 Did not qualify
Total 2/7 7 1 3 3 2 10

UEFA Euro U-21 qualification

2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification group 8

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Denmark 10 8 2 0 21 9 +12 26 Final tournament 2-1 1-1 2-1 2-1 5-1
2  Romania 10 6 2 2 22 7 +15 20 1-1 3-0 4-1 3-0 4-1
3  Ukraine 10 5 1 4 17 11 +6 16 2-3 1-0 0-2 3-0 4-0
4  Finland 10 4 1 5 14 15 −1 13 0-1 1-3 0-2 1-1 4-0
5  Northern Ireland 10 2 3 5 7 13 −6 9 0-1 0-0 1-0 2-3 0-0
6  Malta 10 0 1 9 4 30 −26 1 1-3 0-3 1-4 0-1 0-2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

2019

Results in 2019

Round1234567891011121314
GroundAAHAAAAAHHHAAH
ResultWDWWLLWWDWWWWW
Updated to match(es) played on March 2019. Source: dbu.dk
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
FriendlyMexico 0-1 DenmarkMexico City, Mexico
05.30 Report Sørensen Goal 48 Stadium: Centro de Alto Rendimiento
FriendlyMexico 0-0 DenmarkMexico City, Mexico
05.30 Report Stadium: Centro de Alto Rendimiento
FriendlyDenmark 3-2 BelgiumSlagelse, Denmark
06.30 Sørensen Yellow card 35
Skov Olsen Goal 47
Wind Goal 90+3
Stage Goal 90+4
Report Vanheusden Yellow card 11
Mini Goal 40 (o.g.)
Amuzu Goal 41
Stadium: Slagelse Stadium
FriendlyCroatia 1-0 DenmarkPula, Croatia
12.00 Ba?i? Goal 90+2 Report Stadium: Stadion Aldo Drosina
Attendance: 830
17 June 2019 2019 UEFA ECGermany 3-1 DenmarkUdine, Italy
21:00 Richter Goal 2852
Waldschmidt Goal 65
Report Skov Goal 73 (pen.) Stadium: Stadio Friuli
Attendance: 7,131
Referee: Orel Grinfeld (Israel)
20 June 2019 2019 UEFA ECDenmark 3-1 AustriaUdine, Italy
18:30 Mæhle Goal 3377
Olsen Goal 90+3
Report Lienhart Goal 47 Stadium: Dacia Arena
Attendance: 7,297
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Bulgaria)
23 June 2019 2019 UEFA ECDenmark 2-0 SerbiaTrieste, Italy
21:00 Bruun Larsen Goal 21
Rasmussen Goal 51
Report Stadium: Stadio Nereo Rocco
Attendance: 4,543
Referee: Aleksei Kulbakov (Belarus)
6 September 2019 FriendlyDenmark 0-0 HungaryAalborg, Denmark
18:30 Alves Ibsen Yellow card 85
Hjulmand Goal 88
Report Stadium: Aalborg Stadium
10 September 2019 2021 UEFA EC QualificationDenmark 2-1 RomaniaAalborg, Denmark
18:30 Skov Olsen Goal 355
Hjulmand Yellow card 18
Nartey Yellow card 41
Report Coman Goal 55
Coman Yellow card 82
Velisar Yellow card 86
Stadium: Aalborg Stadium
Attendance: 1720
Referee: Erez Papir (Israel)
10 October 2019 2021 UEFA EC QualificationDenmark 2-1 Northern IrelandAalborg, Denmark
18:00 Poulsen Goal 30
Bruun Larsen Yellow card 66
Odgaard Goal 86
Odgaard Yellow card 92
Report J. Dunwoody Goal 57
E. Toal Yellow card 66
C. Marron Yellow card 67
Stadium: Aalborg Stadium
Attendance: 647
Referee: Donatas Rum?as (Lithuania)
14 October 2019 2021 UEFA EC QualificationFinland 0-1 DenmarkPori, Finland
19:00 Sundman Yellow card 5
Halme Yellow card 87
Report Nartey Yellow card 9
Nartey Goal 12
Stadium: Pori Stadium
Attendance: 1527
Referee: Peter Kralovic (Slovakia)
15 November 2019 2021 UEFA EC QualificationUkraine 2-3 DenmarkLviv, Ukraine
17:30 Shaparenko Yellow card 36
Rusyn Goal 63
Heorhiy Tsitaishvili Goal 73
Korniyenko Yellow card 79
Rusyn Yellow card 90
Report Skov Olsen Goal 52459
Nartey Yellow card 49
Bech Sørensen Red card 72
Poulsen Yellow card 74
Stadium: Arena Lviv
Attendance: 17321
Referee: Adrien Jaccottet (Switzerland)
19 November 2019 2021 UEFA EC QualificationDenmark 5-1 MaltaAalborg, Denmark
18:00 Bruun Larsen Goal 140
Nelsson Goal 4
Odgaard Goal 15
Skov Olsen Goal 67
Report Pulis Goal 44
Guillaumier Yellow card 40
Stadium: Aalborg Stadium
Attendance: 1051
Referee: Luis Teixeira (Andorra)

2020

Results in 2020

Round123456
GroundAAHAAH
ResultW
Updated to match(es) played on March 2019. Source: dbu.dk
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
FriendlyDenmark 3-1Slovakia Belek, Turkey
15.00 Lindstrøm Goal 6
Holse Goal 22
Okkels Goal 30
Report Baumgartner Goal 74 Stadium: Calista Sports Center
Attendance: 50
2021 UEFA EC QualificationRomania vDenmark Romania
Report
2021 UEFA EC QualificationDenmark vUkraine Aalborg, Denmark
18.00 Report Stadium: Aalborg Stadium
2021 UEFA EC QualificationNorthern Ireland vDenmark Northern Ireland
Report
2021 UEFA EC QualificationMalta vDenmark Malta
Report
2021 UEFA EC QualificationDenmark vFinland Aalborg, Denmark
Report Stadium: Aalborg Stadium

Current squad

The following players were called up for a 2021 UEFA Euro Under-21 qualification game against Finland  in October 2020.

Caps and goals as of 22 February 2020.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Oliver Christensen (1999-03-22) 22 March 1999 (age 21) 9 0 Denmark OB
16 1GK Peter Vindahl Jensen (1998-02-16) 16 February 1998 (age 22) 3 0 Denmark Nordsjælland

2 2DF Lukas Klitten (2000-05-01) 1 May 2000 (age 20) 5 0 Denmark AaB
3 2DF Rasmus Carstensen (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 20) 4 0 Denmark Silkeborg
4 2DF Mads Bech Sørensen (1999-01-07) 7 January 1999 (age 21) 5 0 England Brentford
5 2DF Victor Nelsson (1998-10-14) 14 October 1998 (age 22) 29 1 Denmark Copenhagen
12 2DF Lukas Ahlefeld Engel (1998-12-14) 14 December 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Denmark Fremad Amager
23 2DF Japhet Sery Larsen (2000-04-10) 10 April 2000 (age 20) 2 0 England Brentford

6 3MF Gustav Isaksen (2001-04-19) 19 April 2001 (age 19) 3 0 Denmark Midtjylland
8 3MF Nikolas Nartey (2000-02-22) 22 February 2000 (age 20) 9 1 Germany Sandhausen
10 3MF Jacob Bruun Larsen (1998-03-03) 3 March 1998 (age 22) 25 6 Germany Hoffenheim
11 3MF Mikkel Damsgaard (2000-07-03) 3 July 2000 (age 20) 8 1 Italy Sampdoria
14 3MF Morten Hjulmand (1999-06-25) 25 June 1999 (age 21) 6 0 Austria Admira Wacker
15 3MF Jesper Lindstrøm (2000-02-29) 29 February 2000 (age 20) 3 2 Denmark Brøndby IF
19 3MF Victor Jensen (2000-02-08) 8 February 2000 (age 20) 2 2 Netherlands Jong Ajax
20 3MF Magnus Kofod Andersen (1999-05-10) 10 May 1999 (age 21) 19 0 Denmark FC Nordsjælland

7 4FW Nikolai Laursen (1998-01-19) 19 January 1998 (age 22) 8 4 Netherlands Emmen
9 4FW Emil Riis Jakobsen (1998-06-24) 24 June 1998 (age 22) 5 3 England Preston North End
17 4FW Mohamed Daramy (2002-01-07) 7 January 2002 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark Copenhagen
21 4FW Carlo Holse (1999-06-02) 2 June 1999 (age 21) 12 1 Norway Rosenborg

Most appearances

Because of the age restriction, a player can't be in the team for very long and the most promising young players spend little time with the under-21 team before making their senior national team debut.

Rank Player Club(s) U-21 Caps U-21 Goals Year(s)
1 Jonas Kamper Brøndby 39 3 2002-2006
2 Lasse Vigen Christensen Fulham 38 5 2013-2017
3 Michael Jakobsen AaB 31 4 2005-2008
4 Martin Jørgensen AGF, Udinese 31 9 1994-1997
5 Rasmus Würtz Skive, AaB 29 1 2002-2006
6 Lucas Andersen Ajax, Willem II, Grasshopper 29 6 2012-2017
7 Marcus Ingvartsen Nordsjælland, Genk 29 17 2015-2019
8 Victor Nelsson Nordsjælland, Copenhagen 29 1 2017-
9 Martin Pedersen AaB, SønderjyskE 28 0 2002-2006
10 Jannik Vestergaard 1899 Hoffenheim, Werder Bremen,
Borussia Mönchengladbach
28 4 2011-2015

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the under-21 national team. Players in bold have played at least one game for the senior Danish national team.

Most goals

Rank Player Club(s) U-21 Goals U-21 Caps Year(s)
1 Marcus Ingvartsen Nordsjælland, Genk 17 29 2015-2019
2 Peter Møller AaB 16 22 1990-1993
3 Nicki Bille Reggina, Martina, Nordsjælland, Villarreal 15 24 2007-2011
4 Tommy Bechmann Esbjerg 11 15 2002-2003
5 Thomas Kahlenberg Brøndby, Auxerre 10 26 2002-2006
=6 Preben Elkjær Vanløse, 1. FC Köln, Lokeren 9 9 1976-1979
=6 Morten Rasmussen AGF 9 21 2004-2006
=6 Martin Jørgensen AGF, Udinese 9 31 1994-1997
=9 Bent Jensen B 1913 8 10 1966-1968
=9 Per Frandsen B 1903, Lille 8 21 1989-1992
=9 Miklos Molnar Frem, Standard Liège, Lyngby 8 21 1989-1992

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs represented in the games in which the player's scored for the under-21 national team. Players in bold have played at least one game for the senior Danish national team.

Managers

See also

References

External links


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