Wales captain Gareth Bale said on Friday it will embrace its own underdog status against Denmark, the neutrals’ favourites in the last 16 of the European Championship, adding it will not underestimate Denmark’s quality.
Wales finished runner-up in Group A behind Italy to reach the knockout stages for a second successive Euros, having soared to the semi-finals in 2016.
Denmark stormed into the last 16 with a 4-1 win over Russia in its final group game – days after Christian Eriksen’s collapse due to a cardiac arrest — and will be playing in Amsterdam where it expects a Danish contingent to spur them on.
“We’re always the underdog, we’re used to that tag,” Bale told reporters ahead of Saturday’s match. “But it doesn’t make a difference to us. That’s normal anyway.
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