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Alexander Jakobsen salvages important away goal for Viborg FF

Alexander Jakobsen Viborg, Jakobsen scored

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Egypt international Alexander Jakobsen scored a goal in Viborg FF’s 1-1 draw with FC Helsingør in the first leg of the Danish Super League relegation playoffs.

Both teams played for the win, but the players’ lack of action in the final third of the pitch perpetuated a stalemate between both teams.

Jakobsen and his teammates took control of the tempo of the ball in the final minutes of the first half, but the home team’s defense shut all their chances.

In the second half, Helsingør were in control of the game, almost scoring on several occasions. In the 50th minute, Rasmus Minor’s header from a corner kick finally gave Helsingør the lead. The home team maintained their pressure and had several chances to double their lead.

In the 72nd minuted, Alexander Jakobsen equalized after volleying the ball into the net from inside the box to revive his team’s hopes of winning the match.

The last minutes of the game saw both teams attempt to score a winner but were unsuccessful as the match ended 1-1. The return leg is set to be played on Sunday, June 6th, with Viborg FF playing in front of their fans.

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