Xavi Simons in a match with PSV Eindhoven


The brutal goal of Xavi Simons, former 'jewel' of Barça

Published:12/02/2023 - 09:48h

Updated:12/02/2023 - 09:48h

PSV Eindhoven crushed Groningen (6-0) on Saturday to stay in contention for the Eredivisie title. The display of Ruud van Nistelrooy's men left a brutal goal from Xavi Simons, former FC Barcelona youth squad

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Xavi Simons is having his first big season in the European football with the PSV Eindhoven. Under the technical direction of the ex forward of the Manchester United and the Real Madrid, Ruud go Nistelrooy, the extreme formed in the FC Barcelona is in a big moment that evidenció the Saturday with an authentic golazo in the licking of the 'blanquirrojos' in front of the Groningen (6-0).

In the first action of the complement, the player of 19 years received the balloon in the frontal of the area by part of the mediocentro Joey Veerman. Without losing time, Simons threw of technician with a control oriented to take out a powerful finish of right that broke him the arch to the goalkeeper Michael Verrips. With the so much, are already 12 the goals that adds the one of Ámsterdam in the season, nine of them in the Dutch league.

Besides, Xavi has delivered 5 assistances in the tournament, one of them the Saturday in front of the Groningen. In the minute 27, the left extreme enabled to another ex player of the Barça, Luuk of Jong, to open the marker. In the second part, after the 2-0, the venues opened the tin with four so many more converted by Jarrad Branthwaite, Johan Bakayoko, Fábio Silva and Guus Til. The PSV arrived to 42 points, two less than the AZ Alkmaar and follows third, waiting for what do the Ajax this Sunday.

For the ones of Ruud go Nistelrooy, Xavi Simons has been a signing 'round', since the player of 19 years arrived to 'cost zero' pertinent of Paris Saint-Germain after three seasons in which it did not attain to win a place in the first team. Curiously, the Barça also had left him go free in 2019 to the PSG after almost a decade in The Masia.

Simons And the PSV warn to the Seville

The Dutch group will visit Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán the Thursday in the gone of the 'playoff' of the Europe League. The PSV arrives in a good moment with the canterano culé like main threat in attack beside Luuk of Jong, the one who already won the tournament with the Andalusian group in 2020. The ones of Jorge Sampaoli, by his part, come to win to the Mallorca home the Saturday (2-0), a result that served to leave backwards the hard fall in front of the Barça (3-0) the past Sunday and, to his time, move away of the descent.

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