The first play-off match of the 2018 world Cup qualifier between Denmark and Ireland ended in a 0-0 draw. The meeting was held at the Parken stadium in Copenhagen. The game was officiated by Serbian referee Milorad Magic. November 14, teams will play in Dublin.

The Danes dominated the game throughout the match. In ball possession they twice outnumbered the opponent (68% to 32%), shots on goal — two and a half times (5 against 2), the number of straight passes four times (498 vs 124).

Guests of the best on the field was goalkeeper Darren Randolph, who play in the championship (the second division of the championship of England) in “Middlesbrough”. In the first half, he is not allowed to score Strugaru Jens Larsen, Andreas Cornelius and Christian Eriksen, but at the last minute pulled the ball from under the crossbar after hitting his head by Youssouf of Poulsen .