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Looking at Czech Republic first, after their opening game thrashing against Russia not too many people would have tipped them to progress from the group.
However, Michal Bilek managed maintain the self belief and confidence and they went on to win their remaining two games which saw them qualify for the knockout stages.
Petr Jiracek has found the net twice from midfield and was the scorer of the winning goal against Poland last time out. Jiracek will be hoping to add to his tally on Thursday evening to give his team a chance of progressing.
Bilek will know his men will need the best performance of Euro 2012 to come out on top here, although he will also know that anything can happen at this stage of a major tournament.
The Czech’s go into this game as underdogs and they can be backed at 9/2.
As for Portugal, they have managed to progress from what was arguably the toughest group in the competition.
After a defeat in their opening match, Paulo Bento’s men left it with all to do but showed they are a top quality side and finished with six points in the group.
Bento will be taking a side full of confidence into the knockout stages and they will fancy their chances of making the semi-final.
Portugal would have been delighted that Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice last time out as he is vital to them having a successful tournament. On his day, Ronaldo is one of the best players in the world and will strike fear into any opposition.
It terms of the betting for Portugal, they are being backed by many to come out on top here and have odds of 5/6 on winning inside 90 minutes.