CELTIC striker Moussa Dembele was on the mark again for France Under-21s – less than a week after making a goalscoring debut for his country.
The Hoops hitman claimed the third goal in the 3-0 victory over Northern Ireland at Windsor Park in a European Championship qualifer last night.
It was the 20-year-old attacker’s second international goal in six days after he volleyed in a stunning strike in his nation’s 5-1 over Georgia on Thursday.
Despite the win over the Northern Irish, the French failed to qualify for the Under-21 Finals.
Dembele and his team-mates were relying on Macedonia slipping up against Scotland. However, Scott Gemmill’s side toppled to a 2-0 defeat.
It’s been a hectic time for the Parkhead youngster since he joined from Fulham for a £500,000 development fee in the summer.
He has netted 12 goals in 17 games, including the perfect hat-trick in the 5-1 demolition of Sevco Rangers and hit another two in the thrilling 3-3 Champions League draw with Manchester City.
Dembele even made the shortlist for the prestigious Golden Boy award – presented to European football’s best Under-21 player.