Having already secured qualification for Euro 2024, Dominik Szoboszlai was heading in the right direction twice as he led Hungary to a 3-1 win at residence to Montenegro.
Szoboszlai secured a spot at subsequent summer season’s match earlier this week with two assists in opposition to Bulgaria, however he turned from provider to goalscorer within the ultimate Group G match.
His crew surprisingly fell behind within the first half when Slobodan Rubezic opened the rating for the guests shortly earlier than half time.
Liverpool’s £60million summer season signing then took it upon himself to single-handedly flip the match on its head halfway by the second interval with two objectives in nearly as many minutes.
His equalizer was an outstanding solo effort as he beat a number of Montenegro defenders earlier than firing the ball into the far nook to stage the rating within the 66th minute.
The Hungary captain didn’t have to attend lengthy to present his crew the lead, as Szoboszlai scored an equally well-worked objective after a one-two with striker Martin Adam.
The victory was restricted by a late rebound from Adam Nagy after Liverpool’s quantity 8 was denied a hat-trick by goalkeeper Predrag Mijatovic from a free-kick in stoppage time.
It mathematically prevented Montenegro from qualifying for Euro 2024 and noticed Hungary end its qualifying marketing campaign unbeaten with 5 wins and three attracts.
?? Dominik Szoboszlai takes a shot of pálinka and celebrates with Hungarian followers within the stands after qualifying for Euro 2024.
I like seeing it. pic.twitter.com/WoSRGZcW04
— Bence Bocsák (@BenBocsák) November 19, 2023
There have been comprehensible celebrations within the stadium, with skipper Szoboszlai celebrating his nation’s third successive European Championship with a standard Hungarian shot of Palinka!
He returns to Anfield subsequent week to organize for an enormous top-flight match at Man Metropolis on Saturday afternoon, so hopefully he did not throw too many photographs like that after the sport!
His distinctive particular person brace ensures his spectacular kind continues in 2023/24, with the 23-year-old already making a quick begin to life on Merseyside.
Liverpool have additionally began the present season nicely and can look to keep up the momentum when Szoboszlai and his fellow internationals return to Kirkby subsequent week.