Semi-finalists at Euro 2020 and having beaten world champions France earlier this year, the Danes look a safe bet for the tag of dark horses.
Clearly, things rarely work out as simply as that, but they are a well-organised outfit boosted by quality in key areas, namely Christian Eriksen.
As wonderful a story as his return to action is, there is little sentimental about the tale. Frankly, the Manchester United midfielder looks back to his very best.
Standing in their way today are a Tunisia team who proved against England four years ago just how difficult they can be to beat. Quite how much they have improved since, however, is the subject of debate.
Where to watch Denmark vs Tunisia
TV channel: The game will be broadcast free-to-air on ITV1, with coverage starting at 12.10pm GMT for a 1pm kick-off.
Live stream: The ITV Hub will offer a live stream.
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