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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Denmark boss admits Peru 'probably deserved more' than 1-0 defeat

ESPN FC's Stevie Nicol discusses what he learned about a 'spirited' Peru outfit and how Denmark's performance alters his outlook on Group C.

Denmark coach Age Hareide credited his defence and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel for preserving a 1-0 win over Peru in their World Cup opener on Saturday, but admitted their opponents "probably deserved more" from the game.

Schmeichel made six saves and Peru came close to scoring on a number of other opportunities as well, and Hareide was careful not to underestimate the South Americans, who were playing in their first World Cup game since 1982.

"Peru is a very good team. We have a...