Relieved Advocaat is confident

June 23, 2004
By Theo Ruizenaar
BRAGA, Portugal, June 23 (Reuters) - Dutch coach Dick Advocaat said he was relieved to have qualified for the Euro 2004 quarter-finals but added that the personal abuse directed at him during the tournament had got out of hand.

'Now we play Sweden. They are a team we know everything about and normally we should be able to beat them,' Advocaat told reporters on Wednesday after his side beat Latvia 3-0.

Advocaat said criticism of his tactics and substitutions in the 3-2 defeat ...

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