Frankie de Jong with great play against England in Nations League semi-final.
Frankie de Jong with a great play as England defeated itself in the semi-final match.
England looked like winning this match when de Ligt made a serious mistake in the first half and conceded a penalty.
Rashford coolly scored from the resulting penalty kick as Netherlands couldn’t connect with game plan.
Eventually, de Ligt scored the equalizer in the second half, after a poor defensive set piece from England and things went down from there.
England made two horror mistakes in the extra time to give a win for the
Frankie de Jong will join Barcelona in the summer, and he showed why Barca paid so much money to get him.
He was man of the match against England as he dictated the play in the middle of the pitch.
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There was one impressive play where he managed to hold off one England player and then made a run to make a glorious pass to a teammate.
It was just one of many plays from de Jong that made the difference on the night and put Netherlands in the final of Nations League.
Despite Portugal having Ronaldo, Netherlands will be the favorites to win the competition because of de Jong and his ability to dominate midfield.