Czech Republic head to Baku for a European Championships quarter-final towards everybody’s ‘second workforce’, Denmark, after benefiting from an additional man to knock out the Netherlands, in flip securing their fourth top-eight end in seven appearances at this event as an impartial nation. Confidence ought to due to this fact be excessive, particularly as their final H2H win (D5, L1, since) towards Denmark got here at this very stage of the Euros again in 2004 (3-0), whereas in addition, they received the one different assembly at these championships in 2000 (2-0).
The Czechs turned the primary workforce since a minimum of 1980 to disclaim the Netherlands a single shot heading in the right direction on the Euros, and one other stable defensive efficiency is feasible right here, as they’re but to concede over 1.5 targets in 4 video games throughout this version – the primary time taking part in because the Czech Republic that they’ve achieved that.
Denmark has reached this stage for the primary time since 2004, after registering their first knock-out win at this event since their shock triumph in 1992. Their 4-0 victory over Wales was their second consecutive match on the Euros to see them rating 4+ targets, and solely their third such match in historical past (Yugoslavia 5-0 in 1984)!
The Danes have led 1-0 at HT in every of their final three outings (W2, L1) while netting the opener in seven of their earlier 9 internationals (W6, D1, L2). Their robust performances are emphasized by successful a minimum of six extra corners than their opponents in three of their 4 Euro matches, as they proceed to get better from the disturbing scenes involving Christian Eriksen of their opening sport.
Gamers to look at: Patrik Schick is an aim away from equalling Milan Baroš’ Czech document for many targets at a single Euro finals. In the meantime, together with the final day out, Kasper Dolberg has netted a brace within the earlier 4 matches he’s discovered the web for Denmark!
Scorching stat: Of the groups to progress to the Euro 2020 quarter-finals, Denmark is the one squad to register 6+ pictures heading in the right direction in all of their matches thus far.
LIVE STREAMING CZECH REPUBLIC VS DENMARK 4.7.2021