'The Netherlands will give England a hell of a game' former Three Lions striker assesses Euro 2024 semi-final chances

The Netherlands celebrate a goal against Turkey at Euro 2024 and will face England next after their quarter-final win.
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Chris Sutton believes that England’s Euro 2024 semi-final against the Netherlands is too close to call…but predicts that the Dutch will give Gareth Southgate’s side ‘a hell of a game’.

The two sides both staged comebacks in their respective quarter-finals to set up their head-to-head meeting in the next round, with England beating Switzerland on penalties in the teatime kick-off after rescuing a 1-1 draw.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, WeAreTerriers.com. Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.