Michael Owen claims only one Denmark player would get into England's team

Ex-England striker confident that Three Lions can reach Euro 2020 final

Former England striker Michael Owen claims only one Denmark player would get into England’s team as the two sides get ready to clash in the Euro 2020 semi-final.

The Danes travel to Wembley tonight to take on England for a place in the final against Italy.

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Denmark will be without their best player, Christain Eriksen, who suffered a cardiac arrest in their opening game of the tournament against Finland.

England take on Denmark at Euro 2020.
England take on Denmark at Euro 2020.

Despite missing their talisman, the Danes have stormed through to the last four with the likes of Martin Braithwaite, Kasper Schmeichel, Andreas Christensen, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joakim Maehle and Mikkel Damsgaard hugely impressive.

Owen, however, belives only Leicester City goalkeeper Schmeichel would get into England’s starting XI and predicts Gareth Southgate’s men will prevail 1-0.

“England looked very impressive when demolishing Ukraine 4-0 on Saturday evening and so their confidence and belief must be sky high going into this one,” he told BetVictor.

“Let’s get it right, England have been getting better and better throughout the tournament and if you match up both teams against each other then only Denmark’s goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel, would get into England’s team. However, Jordan Pickford has been one of the standout players for England during the tournament.

“So, with that in mind, and with the nation behind them, I really do fancy the Three Lions to make it eight clean sheets in a row and claim a 1-0 win to secure a place in what would be England’s first major final since 1966.”