Sweden holds a one goal advantage after the first leg of their Euro 2016 play-off tie against their biggest rivals – Denmark. They managed to take a 2-1 victory thanks to goals scored by Forsberg and Ibrahimovic.

Emil Forsberg, who opened the scoring with a brilliant finish from close range just before the half-time. After the break, the biggest star of the Swedish national team – Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- doubled the lead and put Sweden firmly in command in the 50th minute of the game. Player currently representing the Paris Saint-Germain could have scored the second goal, but he had a goal ruled out for offside as the Danes struggled to score a goal of their own.

Denmark managed to put the ball into the net just ten minutes before the end of the game, when Nicolai Jorgensen scored a really important goal to halved the deficit. Thanks to that goal, Denmark still has chance to qualify to the Euro 2016 that will take place in France.

Denmark made the better start to the game as Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen missed a great opportunity from 25 yards out. A few moments later, Sweden should have scored a goal but the Danish goalkeeper – Kasper Schmeichel -- made a fine save to rescue his team. Both teams took a few minutes to heat up, but finally they managed to make a great show in Stockholm.

Eriksen came close once again in the 30th minute but the Swedish defender blocked his attempt in the last second.

Nicklas Bendtner had his chance to open the scoring but could not find the target after Berg’s through ball put him in a one-on-one situation.

Finally Sweden took advantage of the game as their attacks were becoming more frequent. They took a lead in the 45th minute when Emil Forsberg put the ball into the net from the close range.

Five minutes after the break Ibrahimovic scored his first goal of the game and second for his team.

In the last 10 minutes Denmark had managed to minimize the deficit as substitution Jorgensen gave Denmark hope that they still can qualify to the Euro 2016.

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