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The Netherlands were not ready for the business stages of Euro 2020
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The Netherlands were not ready for the business stages of Euro 2020

The Euro 2020 competition continues to provide some shocking results and the biggest in the knockout stages thus far is the elimination of The Netherlands by The Czech Republic though the latter boasts a good head-to-head record against their opponents in recent times. Based on current form, the Dutch side have been very good compared to the Czech Republic, and they were seen as favorites going into the game. This was partly due to their 100% record in the group stage in comparison to Czech's qualification as one of the best losers. Regardless, how Frank de Boer's men went from a free-scoring side in the competition with 8 goals in the group stage to being restricted to zero shots on target in a game where they tagged favorites would forever remain a surprise. When you see that...