Juventus star and young defender Matthijs De Ligt deliberately stop Schick and handballed in the 52nd minute of the game. Initially only a handball is given, but on given evidence through VAR, De Ligt was the last man and denied Schick a goal scoring opportunity. Here, De Ligt owned a unique record, as youngest player ever in Euros to be sent off. Exactly 21 years and 319 days old.
After the booking, Czech Republic gain some momentum and increased the pressure on Dutch eleven. After just sixteen minutes, Central Defensive Midfielder Tomas Holes from Czech Republic score first goal of the match. After 12 minutes he also assists another goal scored by Patrik Schick.
Netherlands, after sent off, not tested their opponents quite impressively. While on the other hand Czech Republic took this golden opportunity and continued it’s press and at the end get the reward of playing in quarter finals of Euro2020.