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The failure of the Netherlands in the outnumbered Czech Republic

The failure of the Netherlands in the outnumbered Czech Republic

Euro 2020 has another favorite! The Dutch fail in the round of 16 against the Czech Republic – they have to play for more than 30 minutes.

Mathijs de Ligt’s title red card. – SRF

The basics in brief

  • Thomas Holz and Patrik Schick hit the Czech Republic for a 2-0 win over the Netherlands.
  • At Orange, defender Matthijs de Ligt flies off the field in red shortly after the break.

Big surprise in Budapest! at first Round of 16 on Sunday The Netherlands failed dramatically against the Czechs. The winner runs 2-0 – and is now in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals.

The critical phase occurs shortly after the break. After 52 minutes, “Oranje” Malen striker fails with a massive opportunity earlierF.C.BJulie Thomas Vaclic. In contrast, Matthijs de Ligt undermines the evening goat.

Red card against De Ligt as a sticking point

In a duel with Czech Turgarant Patrik Schick, he extends his hand. Referee Karasev appears in yellow first, then corrects to red after consulting the VAR!

The Czech Republic took advantage of the majority after 68 minutes: Thomas Holz headed a free kick to take the lead.

After 80 minutes, Schick scored his fourth goal of the tournament. After a beautiful preparatory work, he scored the decisive goal 2-0 for the Czechs.

And what about the Dutch? They try really hard after that, but with one less player, they can barely put pressure on the opposite goal.

Who will win the quarter-finals?

So it is the Czechs who remain in the tournament. And now he meets Denmark. For the favorite from the Netherlands, Euro 2020 ended surprisingly early.

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