Brazil's soccer team - reigning World Champions - had an unexpectedly hard task to master Denmark by 4 goals to 3 in an international match at Copenhagen, May 10.
TGV Midfield play Brazil on the attack
STV Midfield play
TV PAN..Denmark attacks, goal scored by Harold Nielsen
SV Crowd applaud
TV Play round Danish goal, ball kicked out of touch
TV Goal scored, Quarantinha Brazil
CU Crowd applaud
SV PAN..Brazil attack, ball goes out of play
SV Midfield play
TV PAN..Danish goal keeper saves, clears ball down field
TV PAN..Midfield play Denmark on the attack
TV Pele scores for Brazil
SV Crowd applaud
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Background: Brazil's soccer team - reigning World Champions - had an unexpectedly hard task to master Denmark by 4 goals to 3 in an international match at Copenhagen, May 10.
After five minutes play the Danes went ahead through centreforward Nielsen; Brazil's inside-left Quarantinha levelled the score after 25 minutes. Again Denmark took the lead, through inside-left Enoksen and again they were pegged back, this time by the internationally - famous centre-forward Pele.
In the second half, Brazil's class told, and they scored two goals to Denmark's one; nevertheless the home team had put up a very fine performance against a highly rated team.
At the beginning of their tour, the Brazilians played and beat Egypt 6-3, and on May 8 in Malmo, beat Sweden by seven goals to two:
TEAMS: BRAZIL: Gylman; D. Santos; N. Santos; Zito; Bellini; Victor; Ganincha; Chinezinho; Pele; Quarantinha; Pepe.
DENMARK: From; Anderson; Jenzen; Hansen; Hans Nielsen; F. Nielsen; Pederson; Danielsen; Harald Nielsen; Enoksen; Sorensen.