Euro 2024

Why Denmark second and Slovenia third?

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Denmark and Slovenia finished the competition in the group with equal points - 3. They also had the same goal difference, scored goals and disciplinary balance (6 yellow cards were given to the Danes and six to the Slovenians).

According to the BBC, the second and third place in the group was decided based on the best balance in the qualifications. And in this criterion, Denmark finished above Slovenia. Both were in the same group and even had equal points. But Denmark was better than Slovenia in head-to-head matches.