KEY IN THE ATHLETIC-BARÇA
Of Jong wins whole to inherit the '10' left by Messi
Published:23/08/2021 - 19:43h
Updated:23/08/2021 - 19:43h
Frenkie Of Jong has been one of the main figures in the party in front of the 'lions', in spite of that the Barça could not concretise the victory. The Dutch assisted to Memphis for the goal of the tie and was very near to mark the one of the triumph near of the end
After the last find suspender belt of the FC Barcelona in front of the Athletic in Saint Mamés, that finished in a tie to a goal by side, the feelings have not been the best. However, between the positive points, stands out the work of Frenkie Of Jong, especially in the last minutes.
The party initiated with a strong pressure by part of the Basque team that entorpecía constantly the game of the Barça, although with some punctual occasions of danger, as the one of Braithwaite, that could open the earliest marker. For the second part there was an improvement, with major prominence of Frenkie Of Jong.
The Dutch settled on the lawn of the form in that it would do it the main figure of the team, a gap that will be difficult to fill after the course of Lionel Messi. Nevertheless, it knew to drive the balloon and surpass to the rivals. Even to the minute 75 had an option to mark the tie, but his finish finished against the crossbar.
Later it would arrive Memphis Depay to put the equality in Saint Mamés, after a big played by part of the ex Ajax, the one who minutes later would have a new opportunity to put the so much of the Barcelona victory, but that again finished without going up to the marker.
The hard task for Frenkie Of Jong
Of this way, Of Jong would be assuming a stellar role in the team of Ronald Koeman, the one who to his time follows missing to the Argentinian star and needs a figure of weight on the lawn to struggle once again by the titles in the season that has initiated does few days