Ajax Amsterdam defender Matthijs De Ligt was on the scoresheet for the Netherlands in their 3-2 home loss to Germany in a qualifying match ahead of Euro 2020.
The game against the Germans was the Netherlands’ second of the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Germany took a two-nil lead at the halftime interval after Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry scored for the visitors.
The Netherlands were stunned into action in the second half and it was the aforementioned De Ligt who started the fightback in the 48th minute.
Matthijs De Ligt halved the deficit three minutes into the second half off an assist from Lyon attacker Memphis Depay.
The 19-year-old showed why the best teams on the European football scene including Premier League giants Manchester United are on his trail as he produced a fine finish to drag the Netherlands back into the game.
Apart from Manchester United, the Ajax Amsterdam skipper has also been linked with clubs like Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain (PSG).
Memphis Depay struck the equaliser for the Netherlands in the 63rd minute for his third goal in two qualifying matches only for the Germans to secure the three points at stake in the dying moments of the game after Nico Schulz hit the winner for Germany in added time.