Hello everyone and welcome in to this live blog for the first of Saturday’s Euro 2020 matches, the clash between the Czech Republic and Denmark. Neither of these sides were considered as major favourites at the start of this European Championship, but they both have an opportunity to go to the semi-finals. We’ll be covering the action from Baku in this live blog, as we see who will make history this Saturday.
Czech Republic vs Denmark LIVE SCORE: 0-0
This is the start of our Czech Republic vs Denmark live blog, with the entries nearest the top the most recent ones. So, follow along with us for all the build-up and then minute-by-minute updates.
16:50 CEST: The Czech Republic vs Denmark confirmed line-ups
The team sheets are in and we now know who is starting for the Czech Republic and for Denmark. For the Czechs, they’re starting with: Vaclik; Coufal, Celustka, Kalas, Boril; Holes, Soucek; Masopust, Bark, Sevcik; Schick. Denmark, meanwhile, will line up as follows: Schmeichel; Christensen, Kjaer, Vestergaard; Stryger, Hojbjerg, Delaney, Maehle; Braithwaite, Dolberg, Damsgaard.
16:20 CEST: The previous Czech Republic vs Denmark meetings
These two sides most recently faced off in a friendly in 2016, which finished 1-1. Overall, they’ve played 11 times and there have been two Danish wins and three Czech wins. That’s in addition to six draws. There can’t be a draw today, though, as somebody has to win on the night.
15:50 CEST: The stadium is ready
This Czech Republic vs Denmark match is taking place in Baku, at the Olympic Stadium in the city. That means it’ll be quite a long trip to Wembley for the semi-finals for whoever wins. But, the victorious side surely won’t mind.
15:10 CEST: Denmark’s predicted line-up vs the Czech Republic
As for Denmark, they’re expected to take to the pitch in Baku with a line-up that looks as so: Schmeichel; Wass, Christensen, Kjaer, Vertsergaard, Maehle; Hojbjerg, Delaney; Poulsen, Braithwaite, Damsgaard.
15:00 CEST: The Czech Republic’s predicted line-up vs Denmark
Vladimir Darida is back and that’s great news for the Czech Republic. As such, their predicted XI is as follows: Vaclik; Coufal, Celutska, Kalas, Boril; Holes, Soucek; Masopust, Darida, Sevcik; Schick.
14:45 CEST: What is the start time of Czech Republic vs Denmark? Where can you watch it?
This match is the early one today, so it is taking place at the earlier kick off time of 18:00 CEST. That’s 17:00 BST for fans in the UK or 12:00 EDT for those on the USA’s east coast. As for how to watch or stream Czech Republic vs Denmark, we have information on the broadcasters in this guide here.