– Tomas Vaclik (Czech Republic): the Czech Republic has come a long way. We did not expect this nation in the quarterfinals of the Euro and yet they did it by eliminating the Netherlands in the eighth. Their goalkeeper, Tomas Vaclik was one of the heroes of the meeting, in particular coming out extremely well in the feet of Donyell Malen when the score was 0-0. Without him, the Dutch would probably have passed.
– Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain): at the start of the competition, he was not titular in the mind of Luis Enrique. Finally, the former Marseillais was indeed in the eleven against Croatia in a crazy match (3-3). The right-back scored his goal and won six of his ten matches during the game, he also scored two shots.
– Kyle Walker (England): then, of course, in this formation the defender of Manchester City plays a central right position in a defense to 3, but against Germany, he delivered a real recital. He won the majority of his duels (5 out of 9) and he was very active by riding frequently to recall the good memories of the Citizens supporters.
– Andreas Christensen (Denmark): what a great team for Denmark and they have come a long way. In the round of 16, they left only crumbs in Wales which they completely atomized (4-0). The rear guard, despite Simon Kjaer’s injury, has been imperial and that is in large part thanks to the Chelsea player. On the menu for him in this match, a key pass, unusual for a central.
– Joakim Maehle (Denmark): supporters of OM, where he almost signed in January, bite their fingers. Positioned as a left piston in selection (he usually plays on the right), he again showed all his talent. Two shots on target, one goal, nine duels won out of fourteen and 50% of successful dribbles. He is one of the great craftsmen of the beautiful Danish epic.
– Pedri (Spain): the young midfielder from Spain is probably the revelation of the Euro. Everything goes through him. So, of course, if Spain conceded too many goals against Croatia including one against his own side of the Barça player, he managed 58 of his 65 assists, offered two key assists and he caused a real scoring opportunity. A very full match.
– Tomas Holes (Czechia): the Netherlands probably did not know the defender of Slavia Prague. Afterwards it may be because he played in the midfield. But he did absolutely everything to them and it’s no wonder he was voted man of the match. A goal and a decisive pass for him at the end of the match, and a place in quarterfinals!
– Granite Xhaka (Czech Republic): so him, it is we who did not recognize him. The Arsenal midfielder, in difficulty in England, was ultra dominant against the Blues and when we know that in front of him he had Pogba and Kanté, it is not an easy task. 93% of successful passes, 3 key passes and one decisive, the last, he panicked the France team all by himself.
– Kasper Dolberg (Denmark): the scorer of OGC Nice is an element which is sometimes surprising. We were afraid for a long time that he would pass the Euro like a ghost, but it was he who showed his nation the way to the quarter-finals with two achievements. The first is a magnificent curling shot from outside the box and the second an opportunistic goal following a completely failed raise from a defender. We wish him such an adventure in quarterback.
– Haris Seferovic (Switzerland): the Benfica striker, who has scored a lot this year, is often mocked. This time, against France, he made people talk about his aerial talent. He ridiculed Clément Lenglet on the opening scoring and he placed very well between the central on the goal which will restore faith to his people ten minutes from time. Seferovic mocked, but Seferovic released.