2:13 PM What it means
Denmark make two changes, with Middlesbrough's strangely un-Scandinavian sounding Martin Braithwaite and former Cardiff striker Cornelius coming in for Schone and Poulsen.

For France it's  a reshuffle of the defence, with Lloris, Pavard and Umtiti replaced with Mandanda, Sidibe and Kimpembe. Further forward Pogba, Matuidi and Mbappe make way for Nzonzi, Lemar, and Dembele. Six changes in all for France. 
1:52 PM The team news is in
Denmark (4-3-3):Schmeichel; Kjaer, Christensen, Jorgensen, Dalsgaard; Stryger, Delaney, Eriksen; Braithwaite, Cornelius; Sisto

France (4-2-3-1) : Mandandal; Sidibe, Kimpembe, Varane, Hernandez; Nzonzi, Kante; Lemar, Griezmann, Dembele; Giroud.

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1:30 PM Needle
It would be far too strong to suggest this is any kind of grudge match, but Denmark manager Age Hareide's pre-tournament comments about France certainly add a bit of spice. 

When asked about today's opponents, Hareide described France as "nothing special" and suggested that they were "not a team." He also said that Paul Pogba "cares too much about his looks."
Didier Deschamps responded yesterday by saying that Hareide must "take responsibility" for his comments. Deschamps then insisted his team were not out to prove a point against Denmark but were focused simply on securing top spot in Group C. 

Having secured qualification with two pretty unconvincing wins, Deschamps is in the enviable position of trying a few things out this afternoon is he so desires (though a defeat would see them lose top spot in the group and have to face Croatia in the last 16). 
For Denmark there is the more serious matter of confirming their qualification to the last 16, which they will do if they avoid defeat or if Australia fail to beat Peru. If Denmark lose and Australia win then qualification would come down to goal difference and then goals scored - Denmark are currently +1 with two goals scored; Australia are -1 with two goals scored). Denmark would top the group with a win. 

Back to France, and Deschamps will be desperate for a more coherent performance than the two stilted displays his team produced against Australia and then Peru. Granted France looked better against Peru with Olivier Giroud offering them a focal point up front, but they still faded in the second half and struggled to create chances. 
Antoine Griezmann in particular will hope to improve after two pretty anonymous outings so far. Assuming Deschamps does make a few tweaks then he has an embarrassment of riches to call upon, with Thomas Lemar, Ousmane Dembele and Nabil Fekir all on the bench against Peru. 

For Denmark, Hareide is unlikely to make wholesale changes, but he will have to replace midfielder Yussuf Poulsen, who is suspended. Hareide will also hope his team offer more from an attacking perspective after running out of ideas in the second half against Australia. 
The match gets under way at 3pm BST, with team news at 2pm BST if not before. 

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