Soccer-Peru v Denmark

Soccer-Peru v Denmark
By Reuters

14/06/2018 at 16:39Updated 14/06/2018 at 16:41

By Philip O'Connor

June 14 (Reuters) - Denmark will play Peru in their World Cup Group C match in Saransk on Saturday.

Where: Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Capacity: 44,000

When: Saturday June 16, 1900 local (1600 GMT/1200 ET)

Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)

Key stats:

- With 11 goals, Denmark's Christian Eriksen was the joint third-best scorer in European qualifying behind Robert Lewandowski (16) and Cristiano Ronaldo (15).

- Peru are appearing at the World Cup finals for the first time since 1982.

- Denmark boast one of the tallest teams in the tournament (average height 185cm) while Peru have one of the shortest (average height 178cm).

Previous meetings: The two sides have never met. (Reporting by Philip O'Connor Editing by Toby Davis)