Frenkie de Jong in the match against the United States (3-1)


De Jong continues to show that he is one of the best midfielders in the world

Published:4/12/2022 - 09:41h

Updated:4/12/2022 - 09:41h

Frenkie de Jong has been, up to now, the FC Barcelona player who has left the best image in the World Cup. Arkel's man has dominated the 'orange' midfield with mettle and character and is already waiting for Leo Messi's Argentina in the quarterfinals

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One of the players that more has taken advantage of the World-wide of Qatar to ratify his cost is, definitely, Frenkie of Jong. Louis go Gaal delivered him the control of the Dutch midfield and the one of Arkel has answered with remarkable performances, being beside Cody Gakpo and to Denzel Dumfries the best of Low Countries in what it goes of tournament. This yes, in front of United States, the 'show' stole it to him the defender of the Inter of Milan with his goal and his two assistances.

Frenkie, by his part, has added a so much and a pass goal in the first phase and, in front of the North American, had a discreet party in the mark and collaborated little in the armed of the offensive game Dutch, that the Saturday went back to bet by the contragolpe like his best weapon in front of an American defence that broke completely from the beginning of the party. Against Argentina, this proposal would not have to vary too much and Of Jong will be key so that the plan of Go Gaal succeed.

"With regard to other rivals here in Qatar that defended us with defence of five, USA played with defence of four and could take advantage of the lanes as we did not do in other parties", explained the one of Arkel. The three Dutch goals arrived by the bands, taking advantage of the desbordes of Dumfries and Blind to destroy the North American bottom, in a party in which Memphis Depay opened the tin for 'the mechanical orange'.

On the approach, Of Jong was clear on the idea of game that transmitted them Go Gaal. "Knowingly we leave them come to our area a bit sometimes. Like this, when we conquer the balloon, there was a lot of space in his defensive zone. We could take advantage of this with our qualities in the forward and in the sides. I think that it worked well", it argued the mediocentro. Low countries follows invicto and only registers a tie in front of Ecuador in the second party (1-1).

The self-criticism of Of Jong previous to the party of chambers

Further of the classification, Frenkie did self-criticism of the operation of his selection. "We can do it much better with the balloon. I also was badly today. Like this it is more difficult. Today it was a bit flat, had little power and was much more disordered that of habit. I do not know exactly why, really it does not matter. Now we have six days for the next party, this would have to be sufficient", puntualizó the player of the FC Barcelona. The Friday, Of Jong of sure will have a lot of work in front of the Argentinian of Leo Messi to the that knows very well after his two together seasons in Catalonia.

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