Here is the video of Matthijs De Ligt scoring a leaping header against Juventus in the Champions League Quarterfinals.
Juventus and Ajax faced off for the second time within six days as Turin hosted the second tie of the Champions League Quarterfinals. The first game ended in a 1-1 draw, but Ajax are closing to pulling off a dramatic result at Allianz Stadium.
The Old Lady were in supreme confidence and started the game on a high. The hosts opened the scoring through their record signing Cristiano Ronaldo who scored a thumping header from the corner. The decision went down to the VAR, but the replay suggested De Ligt pushing his own player to mark Cristiano Ronaldo.
Six minutes later, when Juventus defence went to sleep, Donny Van de Beek took full advantage of it find the bottom corner and score it past Wojciech Szczęsny. Juventus players were expecting the linesman to flag the Dutch International, but the right-back Mattia De Sciglio played him on side by a country mile.
Ajax were totally rejuvenated in the second half and ran the show from minute 46. Hakim Ziyech had an excellent chance to give the lead, but Wojciech made an excellent save to keep them in the tie. However, Skipper Matthijs De Ligt scored from a thumping header from a crowded area to beat Juventus goalkeeper Szczesny with a thumping header.
It was an excellent goal from the Ajax skipper who cleverly withdrew from Leonardo Bonucci and Cristiano Ronaldo to convert it.
MATTHIJS DE LIGT GOAL VS JUVENTUS:
— Stats Football (@statsfootbal) April 16, 2019
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