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De Ligt wins with Netherlands in Ireland

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What an important result in the European Championship qualifiers for Matthijs de Ligt and the Netherlands! On Sunday evening, the Elftal celebrated a 2-1 away win over Ireland. After the home team took an early lead through an Adam Idah penalty, Cody Gakpo struck back for the Oranje with another spot kick in the 19th minute. Hoffenheim's Wout Weghorst then bagged the winner in the 56th minute. De Ligt played the whole 90 minutes at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

After four games, the Dutch lie second in Group B on nine points. Current leaders are World Cup runners-up France, featuring Kingsley Coman and Dayot Upamecano (15 points after five games).

On Saturday, numerous FC Bayern players were also on duty for their national teams:

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