Netherlands veteran Daley Blind has warned his teammates about having too confident an approach against the Czech Republic in the last 16 of Euro 2020 in Budapest on Sunday.
The Dutch topped Group C by winning all three matches while the Czechs finished third in Group D with four points but Blind is wary of the threat posed by the tricky opponent.
“We cannot underestimate a football team like the Czechs,” the defender told a news conference on Friday. “I understand the figures in our past clashes with them are not to our advantage so we must be at our best for the game.”
The Netherlands was knocked out of the Euro 2016 qualifiers by the Czechs who beat it home and away.
“Revenge might be too harsh a word to use about our approach but we’ve worked hard to get here and we’re really looking forward to…