STOCKHOLM, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Sweden drew 0-0 with Denmark on Saturday to remain top of Euro 2008 Group F qualifying.
The home team had a handful of opportunities to score, most
of them in the first half, but Denmark goalkeeper Thomas
Sorensen denied striker Johan Elmander and midfielders Christian
Wilhelmsson and Kennedy Bakircioglu.
'With the chances we had we deserved to win,' Sweden coach
Lars Lagerback told reporters. 'Sorensen made a couple of
'We're in a good position (to qualify). It would be a lie to
say anything else.'
The draw gave Sweden 19 points from eight matches. Denmark
have 11 points from seven.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was in sparkling form, also went
close for Sweden with a low shot that went narrowly wide in the
Ibrahimovic was booked for punching Denmark winger Jesper
Gronkjaer in the back in the second half. The yellow card means
the Inter Milan striker will be suspended for the next qualifier
'That's unfortunate,' Lagerback said.