Netherlands coach Frank de Boer said his team is capable of success at the European Championship but would need matters to go perfectly for it over the next fortnight to take the trophy.
A place in the semi-final would represent a successful tournament, he added ahead of the last 16 clash against the Czech Republic in Budapest on Sunday.
“If we make the top four, then I think we’ve done a good job. But the goal is to win the final, then it is completely successful,” De Boer told Saturday’s news conference on the eve of the game at the Puskas Arena in Hungary.
“There are many teams who believe the same thing and who have a lot of quality. You don’t just become a champion, there is a lot it takes to get there, but we have the qualities to do it. But to achieve this everything has to be right.”
De Boer also attempted to pour cold water on growing expectations at home that their team has a…