Luuk de Jong with PSV


Luuk de Jong, PSV hero in the Champions League qualifier

Published:10/08/2022 - 10:38h

Updated:10/08/2022 - 10:38h

Luuk de Jong, one of the footballers most loved by the Barça fans, became a hero again by qualifying PSV for the last match of the Champions League 'playoff'

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The PSV Eindhoven will contest the last crossing of the 'playoff' for the Champions thanks to a goal of Luuk of Jong. The attacker, that returned to the Low Countries in return of three million euros after a good season in the FC Barcelona, went captain and indisputable headline for Ruud go Nistelrooy in the victory (3-2) on the ACE Monaco, in a full commitment of emotions.

After a party of gone very tightened in monegasque floor (1-1), the turn was received in a Philips Stadion to pop with 35.000 fans that wish to see again to his team in the maximum European competition. The combined of Tie it 1 was up in the marker until the minute 89', when the Mexican Erick Gutiérrez marked the equality of head after a centre with the testa of Of Jong.

Already in the extention, there were a lot of occasions in which both groups could break the tie, but everything was served so that the ex Barça went back to appear in a moment important. As it did it in front of Mallorca, Espanyol, Granada and Raise, the '9' appeared to in the second part of the lengthen to alone 10' minutes of the end. After a centre to the area of Jordan Teze, the Dutch hit the balloon with an imponente impossible head butt to cut across for the guardameta Argentinian, sealing the victory and the pass to the previous crossing to the phase of groups.

'It bump' complicated

In parallel to the victory of the PSV, the Rangers traced back the eliminatory after falling (2-0) in Belgium in front of the Union Royale St. Gilloise. With so many of James Tavernier (45'), Antonio Colak (58') and Malik Tilman (79'), the Scottish also ensured his ticket to the previous final phase to the groups of the League of Champions, where will measure to the Dutch next Tuesday 16 August.

It is important to stand out that the Rangers is the current runner-up of the Europe League after falling (5-4) in the penaltis in front of the Eintracht Frankfurt, team that this Wednesday will confront to the Real Madrid in the Supercopa of Europe celebrated in the Olympic Stadium of Helsinki, in Finland.


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