Denmark beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in a nervous quarter-final of the European Championship on Saturday to reach the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since winning the title in 1992.
Denmark opened the scoring in the fifth minute when Thomas Delaney headed in a corner and the Danes doubled their lead just before half time when Kasper Dolberg threw home from a perfect inch cross by Joakim Maehle. .
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Czech striker Patrik Schick hit four minutes after the restart, leading a cross by Vladimir Coufal in the bottom corner for the tournament’s fifth goal to level with Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the standings.
The Czechs were on the rise in the second half, but Denmark went on to win and a semi-final date at Wembley, where Kasper Hjulmand’s team will play either Ukraine or England – who will play in the final quarter-final in Rome later on Saturday.