Westfield Matildas add Denmark clash to schedule

The Westfield Matildas will commence their final preparations for the Games against Denmark at CASA Arena, Horsens on 11 June 2021.

Denmark is currently ranked 16th in the world and boasts a host of players at some of the biggest women’s clubs in the world.

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“To open the June FIFA International Window with a match against Denmark is another important step in strengthening the team ahead of July,” said head coach Tony Gustavsson.

Denmark is an excellent team with some world-class players and, like Sweden, will give us a different match style to compete against.”

“There are only a few more opportunities to observe the squad in pressure situations against quality opposition and we want to make the most of these opportunities.”

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“Since we were last together in April, I have been excited about the progress many players have made at their clubs. This match will give us the ability to build on that club progress and the work we undertook in April.”

The Westfield Matildas and Denmark have met on four (4) occasions with their last match at the 2017 Algarve Cup, seeing a penalty shootout win for the Danes after scores were locked at 1-1 in regular time.

After the encounter with Denmark, the Westfield Matildas will face Sweden in Kalmar to complete their June schedule of matches.

The Westfield Matildas are grouped alongside New Zealand, Sweden and United States for the Games with their first match against Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand on 21 July.

Match Details

Denmark v Westfield Matildas

Friday, 11 June 2021

Venue: CASA Arena, Horsens

Kick Off: 02:00 (AEST)

Broadcast: Live on Fox Sports, Kayo, ABC and My Football Live app

Please note that all dates & times listed are AEST. Kick-off in Denmark is on Thursday, 10 June 2021 at 6:00pm local time.

Sweden v Westfield Matildas

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Venue: Kalmar Arena, Kalmar

Kick Off: 02:45 (AEST)

Broadcast: Live on Fox Sports, Kayo, ABC and My Football Live app

Please note that all dates & times listed are AEST. Kick-off in Sweden is on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 6:45pm local time.

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