With the group stage over and teams preparing earnestly for the next round, let us take a look at the standout Eleven so far in the world Cup. GOALKEEPER – Schmeichel KEY STATS Saves per MATCH – 4.0 Clean sheet – 2 Conceded – 1 CENTRAL DEFENDER – Godin KEY STATS Tackles – 8 (50%}
Denmark manager Age Hareide singled out Kasper Schmeichel for praise after a string of saves ensured that their World Cup campaign got off to a winning start. Hareide’s team spent most of Saturday’s match in Saransk on the back foot but Yussuf Poulsen scored the only goal after Carlos Cueva had skied his penalty over
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel admits he believed he would become a Premier League champion, but he never expected it to come this quickly. Schmeichel has played in every minute of Leicester’s title-winning campaign so far, keeping 15 clean sheets along the way as the Foxes completed their remarkable triumph with two games to spare.