Panama would be competing in their first ever FIFA World Cup in Russia later this year, this feat was achieved thanks to an 88th-minute winner by Seattle Saunders’ Román Torres in their game against Costa Rica.
Despite being one of the smallest nations in the world in terms of footballing pedigree, Panama showed some class during the last World Cup qualifiers as they won against Costa Rica and secured impressive draws against Honduras and USA, they would now look to cause some upset when the World Cup finally gets underway in Russia.
Denmark needed to go through the playoffs to secure a place in Russia 2018, but the Scandinavian nations did not struggle to win their playoff game against the Republic of Ireland as they won the return leg 5-1.
With the likes of Sisto Pistone, Yusouf Poulsen, and Christian Eriksen in their ranks, Denmark would be considered favourites in this game, but Panama should not be underrated as they showed in their 1-1 draw against Wales in the last round of friendly games.
Although they boast some of the best-attacking talents in Europe, Denmark are not so remarkable defensively as they have conceded at least a goal in each of their last three games.
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