Tomas Holes and also Patrik Schick racked up second-half objectives on Sunday to provide the Czech Republic a 2-0 success over 10-man Netherlands and also a location in the European Champion quarterfinals.
Netherlands main protector Matthijs de Ligt was sent for a handball in the 55th min when under stress from Schick. The red card was offered adhering to a video clip testimonial.
Holes after that place the Czechs in advance in the 68th min with an effective close-range header. He ran right into the left of the charge location and also settled the round to provide Schick his 4th objective of the event in the 80th.
Just Portugal onward Cristiano Ronaldo has much more objectives at Euro 2020 with 5.
The Czechs will certainly next off deal with Denmark in the quarterfinals on Saturday in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The Czechs got to the last 8 of a significant event for the very first time because Euro 2012, when they shed to Portugal. Ronaldo racked up the victor that day. They have actually not gotten approved for previous 3 Globe Mugs and also completed last in their team at Euro 2016.
On a cozy night at the 67,215-capacity Puskas Sector in Budapest, the Dutch group spent for not developing adequate opportunities.
With Schick almost on his back inside the charge location, De Ligt slid and also scooped the round away with his right-hand man. Umpire Sergei Karasev granted a totally free kick and also, after running over to inspect his TELEVISION screen, sent De Ligt with a red card.
The event came just minutes after the Dutch might have taken the lead when onward Donyell Malen went tidy via. He fell short to navigate goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik with a vacant web waiting.