dutch star Denzel Dumfries ‘completely lost his mind’ in the moody quarter-final clash with Argentina at the World Cup.
The Dutch fought back 2-0 to take the game to a penalty shootout, but it was Lionel Messi and co who progressed to the semi-finals in the most spectacular fashion.
The Argentine’s second goal came following a late challenge from Dumfries on Marcos Acuna which led to Messi converting from the spot.
However, it was that kick that made the Inter Milan star’s temper boil.
A fight on the pitch then broke out when Leandro Paredes kicked the ball straight into the Netherlands bench, ensuring the rest of the game was played out with real aggression from both sides.
Argentina continued to keep a level head and claim a penalty shoot-out victory, despite a number of Dutch players trying to get in the way of them in the build-up to the penalty shoot-out.
However, Dumfries was less than impressed after the game ended with talkSPORT commentator Ian Danter witnessing his fury as he was sent off after the final whistle.
Commenting after the shoot-out ended, he said: “There are still angry Dutch players, Dumfries still wants words with some of those players. It looks rather unseemly there.
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“Dumfries is trying to choose one of the Argentinian coaches, what the hell is going on there?
“In the midst of that, the Argentine players try to celebrate, but Denzel Dumfries lost his mind there.”
Adrian Durham then added: “Dumfries has completely lost his mind. How the hell he didn’t get a red card in this game, I’ll never know.
“An incredible, incredible football game. Lots of argy-bargy with the Argies chasing the Dutch out of this World Cup.
Dumfries, however, got a red in the aftermath and his driving certainly warranted one.
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