BUDAPEST: Striker Patrik Schick scored his fourth goal of the competition as the Czech Republic stunned 10-man Netherlands with a been worthy of 2-0 victory in their Euro 2020 last-16 clash in front of 56,000 fans at the Puskas Arena on Sunday.
The Czechs produced the much better opportunities against their more fancied challengers in the crazy ambience and reserved a quarter-final conference with Denmark in Baku on Saturday when Tomas Holes headed in at the back message in the 68th min after Tomas Kalas had steered the ball into his course.
Holes after that transformed provider as he established Schick for a second, the striker slotting the round coolly past expert Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to continue his dream tournament.
The Dutch challenge was dealt a blow on 55 minutes when centre back Matthijs De Ligt obtained a red card for a handball simply outside his own box. He was initially given a yellow card, but referee Sergei Karasev transformed his mind after a Video Aide Umpire check.
ITALY SEE OFF BATTLING AUSTRIA
Italy overcame persistent Austria 2-1 in extra-time at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday to get to the quarter-finals as Denmark breezed through by hammering Wales 4-0.
Roberto Mancini’s side, who earned rave evaluations after their cruise through the group phase, were made to strive for their win and had extremely subs Federico Chiesa as well as Matteo Pessina to say thanks to.
The success indicates Italy have actually now set a brand-new record of 31 matches unbeaten, surpassing the mark established under two-time World Cup-winning train Vittorio Pozzo in the 1930s.
LONDON: Matteo Pessina (12) ratings Italy’s 2nd goal versus Austria throughout extra time at Wembley Arena.– AFP.
Italy’s fans gave a stimulating rendition of their nationwide anthem and were the more resourceful group in the first fifty percent however Austria returned strongly after the break and also cursed a VAR choice to dismiss an objective for Marko Arnautovic 20 minutes into the second fifty percent.
In spite of several attempts on goal from both sides, they were secured at 0-0 after 90 minutes in London.
However Chiesa made the critical breakthrough five mins into extra-time as well as one more goal from Pessina gave Italy a two-goal pillow.
There was still time for late dramatization when Austria’s Sasa Kalajdzic pulled an objective back however Italy development and also will play the winners of Sunday’s connection in between Belgium and also holders Portugal.
Mancini, that has actually reconstructed the Azzurri after their embarrassing failing to get the 2018 Globe Cup, stated his side ‘should have’ the result.
” In the first half we can have scored a couple of objectives and then after the break we left literally,” he informed Italy’s public broadcaster RAI.
PSYCHOLOGICAL WIN FOR DANES.
Previously, Denmark relieved right into the quarter-finals with a 4-0 sway Wales in Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena thanks to 2 objectives from Kasper Dolberg’s and also late goals from Joakim Maehle and Martin Braithwaite.
The Danes, lugged by a wave of feeling, are the neutrals’ favourites after overcoming the trauma of Christian Eriksen’s heart attack in their opening video game.
AMSTERDAM: Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite celebrates with team-mate Andreas Cornelius after racking up against Wales at Johan Cruyff FIELD.– AP.
They will certainly encounter the Netherlands or Czech Republic in the quarter-finals after winning a knockout connection at the European Championship for the very first time considering that they stunned the continent by winning the competition in 1992.
It is exactly 29 years because Denmark defeated Germany in the final in Gothenburg having famously only certified because war-torn Yugoslavia broke down.
” It is unsubstantiated that this is truth,” said train Kasper Hjulmand. “Johan Cruyff is among my fantastic ideas and also this was likewise Christian’s first home after leaving Denmark.
Wales discovered most of the stadium loaded by Danish advocates, with followers disallowed from going into the Netherlands from Britain due to Covid-19 limitations.
Robert Page’s side made an encouraging beginning as Gareth Bundle pierced just wide from range, yet Dolberg crinkled Denmark ahead with a delicious strike shortly before the half hour.
The Great onward after that caught an inadequate clearance by Neco Williams to terminate residence a 2nd after half-time.
Maehle added a third objective for Denmark two minutes from time before Harry Wilson was sent for a lazy obstacle on the Atalanta gamer.
Braithwaite scrubed more salt into Welsh wounds with a fourth goal in blockage time as Denmark became the first team in European Championship history to score four in successive suits.