Slovenia vs Denmark Predicted Lineups: Likely XI for both teams

Here are the predicted lineups for the upcoming Euro 2024 Group C game between Slovenia and Denmark on Sunday, June 16th

 
8:15am on Sunday 16th June 2024
By
Jake Skudder

The Euro 2024 qualifier between Slovenia and Denmark promises to be an intriguing clash. Slovenia is looking to progress from the group stages for the first time at a major tournament, while Denmark aims to overcome their World Cup struggles and secure a win.

This article delves into the predicted lineups for both teams, providing insights into the likely XI for each side.

Slovenia Team News and Predicted Lineup

Slovenia's squad sees the return of Josip Ilicic, who has been absent since 2021 due to mental health issues.

Key players Benjamin Verbic and Sandi Lovric, along with defenders Peta Stojanovic and Miha Blazic, face injury doubts.

However, the spotlight will be on Benjamin Sesko, the RB Leipzig forward who is expected to lead the line.

Predicted XI for Slovenia

Oblak; Karnicnik, Brekalo, Bijol, Janza; Horvat, Elsnik, Gnezda Cerin, Mlakar; Sporar, Sesko

Denmark Team News and Predicted Lineup

Denmark will see Barcelona defender Andreas Christensen and Benfica's Alexander Bah back in the squad after recovering from injuries.

Simon Kjaer will captain the team, though his playing time will be managed carefully.

Predicted XI for Denmark

Schmeichel; Andersen, Christensen, Vestergaard; Kristiansen, Hjulmand, Eriksen, Hojbjerg, Bah; Hojlund, Wind

For all of the analysis of Slovenia vs as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQ

Who are the key players for Denmark? For Denmark, key players include goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, midfielder Christian Eriksen, and defender Andreas Christensen. Simon Kjaer will also play a crucial role as the team captain.

Are there any injury concerns for Denmark? Barcelona defender Andreas Christensen and Benfica's Alexander Bah have recovered from injuries and are expected to play. Simon Kjaer's playing time will be managed due to concerns over his fitness.

What is the head-to-head record between Slovenia and Denmark? In their past encounters, Slovenia has never won against Denmark. The head-to-head record stands at 0 wins for Slovenia, 1 draw, and 5 wins for Denmark.

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