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Denmark hit Brentford star's target as World Cup dream comes alive

Two wins in two for Denmark

Brentford defender Andreas Bjelland said ahead of Denmark's two World Cup qualifying fixtures that they needed a maximum six points to keep their dreams of reaching Russia alive and that is what they got.

They claimed a thumping 4-0 win over current Group F leaders Poland on Friday thanks to goals from Thomas Delaney, Andreas Cornelius, Nicolai Jorgensen and Christian Eriksen.

And they followed it up with a 4-1 win over Armenia on Tuesday night with Delaney bagging a hat-trick and Eriksen adding another as they came from a goal down to triumph. Bjelland and Bees team-mate Henrik Dalsgaard started both games for their country.

The two wins still leave Denmark third in the group and they face a crunch game at second place side Montenegro, who beat them 1-0 in Copenhagen earlier in qualifying, on October 5.

Their final game is at home to already eliminated Romania, who they drew 0-0 with earlier in qualifying.

Montenegro, on the other hand, face Poland in the final qualifier meaning two more wins could lead to automatic qualification.

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