HURT BY THE DEFEAT
De Jong does not surrender: "There is much to be played and the team has to fight until the end"
Published:2/03/2020 - 08:17h
Updated:2/03/2020 - 08:17h
Frenkie de Jong lamented the defeat of Barça during his visit to Real Madrid, but he also does not think of giving up on LaLiga. The dutch claimed that there is much to be played and that the team has to fight until the end
The FC Barcelona stepped backwards in LaLiga after falling in Santiago Bernabéu and yield the leadership to the Real Madrid. The Catalans were to good level in the first time, but after the rest the pupilos of Zinedine Zidane pushed with intensity and heart and broke his confidence. The nerves with the balloon in the feet and the deconcentration without the possession approached the sentence, that arrived with goals of Vinicius Jr and Mariano Díaz.
The disappointment in the edict culé was evident after the crash, but the majority of cracks, like Frenkie of Jong, preferred to not to surrender. As it warned Quique Setién in press conference, the staff assumed that this is a hard but no definite hit, and the Dutch alluded to a reválida that face without hardly margin of error in the next months: "they Remain a lot of parties by in front and it is necessary to struggle to the end".
The midfield player of Arkel did not hide his unrest, and showed unsatisfied with the level offered so much to individual level like community. "It has been a hard night because it always is hard lose, but more in a Classical", recognised in a brief interview conceded to the official means of the club, in which it signalled that in spite of the big performance offered in the first 45 minutes, the team fell after going through changing rooms.
"We deserved more, especially in the first part, but in the second they were better because us presionaron very well and did not leave us play with comfort", admitted. The Barcelona were of more to less and the whites followed the contrary tendency, by what his territorial command and the occasions generated before the rest went diluting until it appeared Vinicius, that broke completely to the visitors.
"It hurt us the 1-0, but it is necessary to follow trusting the team and in winning LaLiga, because we only are to a point of the leader", finalised Of Jong, that insisted in that it is necessary to recover what before this fall to raise and siguir litigating by the title. They remain 12 days of maximum tension and 36 points at stake, by what the almost three months that remain him to the tournament promise an exciting battle.
Of Jong atasca in a Barça of minima
Although it has left chispazos of his big quality, Of Jong follows without exploding in a Barça of minima, lastrado by the injuries and the bad planning. As also him sucede to Arthur, the youngster combines moments of omnipresence and brilliance with distractions and stages in which it happens practically unobserved, something that has to correct to consolidate like star in the Camp Nou and lead to the team in a near future.