Kazakhstan stunning 3-2 comeback victory over Denmark
After a home defeat from Slovenia (1:2), the Kazakhstan national team played their second match in Euro 2024 against Denmark.
The first half ended in favor of the opponent thanks to the Danish striker Rasmus Hojlund, scored twice in the 21st and 36th minutes.
Baktiyor Zainutdinov scored a penalty after a foul by Denmark's Jonas Wind in the 73rd minute.
Askhat Tagybergen then equalised in the 86th minute with a shot from outside the box before striker Abat Aimbetov headed in one minute before time to put an end to the match - 3:2.
The Kazakhstan national team coached by Magomed Adiev will play their next away matches - against San Marino and Northern Ireland. The games will be held on June 16 and 19, respectively.
Kazakhstan 3:2 (0:2) Denmark
Goals: Zainutdinov 73 (penalty), Tagybergen 86, Aimbetov 89 - Hojlund 21, 36
Yellow cards: Aimbetov 89, Shatskiy 90+2, Darabayev 90+3 - Hojlund 90+3
Removal: Aimbetov 90+6 (second warning)
Kazakhstan: Shatskiy (gk), Vorogovskiy, Alip, Malyy (Erlanov 46), Marochkin, Gabyshev (Skvortsov 34), Tagybergen (c), Beisebekov (Darabayev 83), Zainutdinov (Islamkhan 79), Orazov, Samorodov (Aimbetov 78)
Substitutes: Pokatilov (gk), Shaizada (gk), Yerlanov, Kairov, Skvortsov, Dosmagambetov, Islamkhan, Darabayev, Kenessov, Prokopenko, Zhumabek, Aimbetov
Head coach: Magomed Adiev
Denmark: Schmeichel (gk), Mæhle (Christensen 83), Nelsson, Kjær (c), Bah (Larsen 65), Jensen (Billing 65), Nørgaard, Heibjerg, Wind (Breithwaite 87), Hojlund, Damsgaard (Daramy 65)
Substitutes: Rønnov (gk), Hermansen (gk), Stryger Larsen, Jelert, Kristensen, Billing, Dreyer, Larsen, Hjulmand, Braithwaite, Daramy, Ingvartsen
Head Coach: Kasper Hjulmand.
Referees: Novak Simovic, Nikola Djorovic, Milos Simovic (all - Serbia)
VAR referees: Momcilo Markovic, Jelena Cvetkovic (both Serbian).
March 26, 2023. Astana Arena, Astana. 28,600 spectators.