The Wild Tigers of FC Nordsjaelland is an obvious place to spend a Monday night. Unlike the predictability of the Scottish Premier League, Denmark does at least offer some competition despite the dominance of FC Copenhagen. After round thirteen of Superliga games FCK were just 14 points clear of second place, but had been dumped out of the Danish Cup. With second place now gaining access to the Champions League (ironically potentially at the expense of Scotland) FCK’s triumphant march to a seventh title in ten years is not seen as a show stopper anymore.
Instead the focus turns to those teams who could grab that second place. Brondby, despite all of their “rebirths”, internal restructures and false dawns had yet to convince anyone that they would be dusting off their passports next season. Instead well run smaller clubs such as OB, FC Midtyjlland and FC Nordsjaelland now have a shot, allowing the fruits of their young set ups to get a foot in the first team and shine. Continue reading