Kasper Schmeichel

Schmeichel Maintains Denmark Clean Sheet In World Cup Qualifier

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel made a 75th appearance for his national team as Denmark defeated Moldova 4-0 on Saturday evening.
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- Kasper Schmeichel and Jannik Vestergaard play in Denmark’s win against Moldova
- Daniel Amartey features throughout Ghana’s comprehensive victory over Zimbabwe
- Papy Mendy’s Senegal also secure three points in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying

City’s No.1 started the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier at Zimbru Stadium, while his Foxes team-mate Jannik Vestergaard, who was named among the substitutes, featured throughout the second period after replacing captain Simon Kjær at half-time.

All four goals were scored during the first half courtesy of strikes from Andreas Olsen, Kjær, Christian Nørgaard and Joakim Mæhle to ensure Denmark remain top of their pool ahead of matchday eight in Group F.

Earlier in the day, Daniel Amartey played 90 minutes for Ghana as they sealed a 3-1 home victory over Zimbabwe at Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Knowledge Musona’s penalty cancelled out Mohammed Kudus’s opener, before goals from Thomas Partey and André Ayew secured three points for the Black Stars, who are second in World Cup Qualification CAF Group G after three fixtures.

Also in African qualifying, midfielder Papy Mendy came off the bench for Cheikhou Kouyaté in the 72nd minute of Senegal’s comprehensive 4-1 success over Namibia.

Idrissa Gueye, Famara Diedhiou, Sadio Mané and Keita Baldé Diao were all on the scoresheet at Stade Lat Dior.

Senegal stay top of the Group H standings with a 100 per cent qualifying record following their first three fixtures.

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