Liverpool star Dominik Szoboszlai earned praise from former teammates on social media after a stellar performance in Hungary’s Euro 2024 qualifiers on Sunday (November 19), securing their spot in the tournament. In a crucial match in Budapest, Hungary fought back after conceding the lead to Montenegro’s Slobodan Rubezic. Szoboszlai ignited the comeback with a splendid equalizer in the second half. Two minutes later, he headed Hungary in front, and a stoppage-time strike from Adam Nagy sealed the victory. With this win, Szoboszlai and his teammates secured the top spot in their qualifying group.
Sharing a celebratory picture on social media, Szoboszlai captioned it with a confident statement: “This is just the beginning.” Moanes Dabbur, a former RB Leipzig teammate, responded with an impressed “wow,” while Noah Ohio, currently with Standard Liege, praised Szoboszlai as “What a player.”
Since joining Liverpool in January for a £60 million deal, Szoboszlai has made a significant impact, contributing two goals and two assists in 17 games across competitions. This has propelled Jurgen Klopp’s side to within a point of Premier League leaders Manchester City after 12 games.
Analyzing Szoboszlai’s performance in the Euro 2024 qualifiers, he proved to be a crucial player in Hungary’s unbeaten campaign. The team won five of their eight games, including the decisive one against Montenegro. Szoboszlai showcased his scoring and playmaking abilities throughout the qualifiers, scoring in the 3-0 home win over Bulgaria and providing an assist in the 2-0 home win against Lithuania. In the 2-2 draw with Lithuania, he was involved in both goals, scoring one and assisting the other. He continued his impactful contributions in the 2-2 draw with Bulgaria, providing both assists. Szoboszlai concluded the qualifying phase with a two-goal performance, securing Hungary’s place in the finals in Germany next summer. In total, he has an impressive record of 10 goals and five assists in 38 games for the national team.