Real Madrid, holders of the European Football Cup, beat the Danish Second National Side 4-3 in Copenhagen at night Aug 18.
SV First Half..players towards camera.
CU Puskas onto field pan to b/v of players.
GV Play ends in Danish move towards Spanish goal.
SLV Attack continues..thwarted by Spanish player, eventually robbed of ball.
GV Spanish passing with kick towards Danish goal.
GV Play ends at Danish goal - saved by goalkeeper but Stefano scores Spain's second goal.
GV Danish attack on Spanish goal.
GV Play around Danish goal, Stefano scores Spain's fourth goal.
SV Spectators applaud at end of first half.
SV Puskas leads players off field.
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Background: Real Madrid, holders of the European Football Cup, beat the Danish Second National Side 4-3 in Copenhagen at night Aug 18. Di Stefano scored three goals for Madrid.
Denmark's first national side were unable to meet the champions they are in training for the Rome Olympics. Over 50,000 people watched the match. This second Danish team beat a Hungarian national side 1-0 recently.
Rain fell throughout the play. After five minutes in the first half, Puskas scored Real Madrid's first goal, and Di Stefano followed with another a few minutes later. It seemed that the European Champions would swamp the young Danes, but John Cramer came through and scored for Denmark. Twenty minutes later, Di Stefano produced one of his brilliant bursts and beat Henriksen the Danish goalkeeper to make it three goals to one in the Spanish visitor's favour.
Ten minutes before the first half ended, Cramer scored from a penalty to make it three goals to two. Taking heart from this, the Danes made repeated attacks on the Spanish goal but the shots that Dominguez failed to save were too high above the crossbar anyway. A few minutes before the half-time whistle Di Stefano scored his hat trick and Real Madrid were leading 4-3.
The combination of heavy rain and muddy pitch seemed to tire the Spaniards early in the second half, and the Danes attacked continuously. Their efforts were rewarded when Egon Rasmussen scored to make it four goals to three, but they just could not get another.
Real Madrid--Dominguez; Marquitos; Pachin; Vidal; Santamaria; Zarraga; Canario; Del Sol; Di Stefano; Puskas; and Gento.
Denmark (2nd Team) Henriksen; Helbrandt; Nielsen; Krog; Nielsen. R.M; Schone; Madsen; Cramer; Poulsen; Hansen; and Rasmussen.