Juventus defender Matthijs De Ligt is set to be become the villain in his home country, after he got himself red carded in the knockout rounds, with his side on course for elimination.

The Netherlands are currently 2-0 down, with the scored having been tied at 0-0 before he deliberately handled the ball on the edge of the box, and while the referee initially gave him a yellow card, VAR eventually stepped up to help get the decision upped to a red.

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The Netherlands have less than five minutes to score two goals or De Ligt will want to go into hiding after his incident.