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I uses the brightness contrast adjustment layer and set brightness minimum [-150] and the contrast maximum [+100] but its still not dark enough https://i.imgur.com/W8eJxgD.png
Brightness/contrast is a very crude tool that I would recommend you just put aside and forget for good. It's useless if you want any sort of control over what you do.
In this case, look at the white point on the dark image. You can immediately see it's very low. So use Levels to lower it on the other. Also tighten the black point the other way:
Then lower saturation to match.
Or you can use Hue/Saturation like this: