Ulrik Wilbek never saw Denmark losing to Croatia by such huge margin as yesterday. The Danish headcoach was shocked and described the defeat as “Croatian nightmare”. “It was a fantastic performance by Croatia, I’ve never seen them better. They’re putting us in our place. I’ve never seen them this fit. Their fast breaks are good and they are showing some fantastic performances. Everything went wrong for us.” – Wilbek said after the game.
Mikkel Hansen to Ivano Balic: “What are you doing to us?!”
Interesting in-game details were given by Ivano Balic. Apparently, according to Balic, at one point during the game, Mikkel Hansen – obviously surprised by the game development, asked Balic “What are you doing to us?!“. The story has not been denied by Mikkel Hansen, but on the other hand he is quoted to have said after the game that “Denmark will break Croatia by 20 goals next game”.