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De Jong, infallible against Betis: He finished with 100% efficiency in the pass

Published:8/02/2021 - 09:22h

Updated:8/02/2021 - 09:22h

Frenkie de Jong had to take the field against Betis for the injured Ronald Araújo and played as a center-back for most of the game. The Dutchman completed a fantastic match and finished with a 100% pass efficiency

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Ronald Koeman decided to give rest to Frenkie of Jong against the Betis and the mediocentro was acting in Benito Villamarín. Thinking perhaps in the gone of the semifinals of Glass of the King in front of the Seville, the technician reserved so much to his compatriot as to Leo Messi. Unfortunately, Ronald Araújo lesionó of the ankle practically at all more begin the crash and this caused that the one of Zaandam changed his plans.

In spite of having Samuel Umtiti in the bench, the trainer barcelonista decided to give entrance to Of Jong by the charrúa, that went to the changing room in the minute 11. The one of Arkel, therefore, planted in the centre of the defence beside Clément Lenglet, something that already has done several times in what it goes of course. It is a position that is not him extraneous of his stage in the Ajax, by what no saw him uncomfortable in any moment.

The Dutch tried to be with balloon a mediocampista more and was key to the hour to go out with the balloon playing. In fact, it was so precise with the ball the international by Holland that attained a record that did not see in Spain from the season 2005/2006. The ex 'ajacied' finished the crash with 100% of effectiveness in the pass, with 81 good deliveries of 81, an authentic atrocity.

The precision of the Dutch against the Betis was worthy of study, as they show the data of 'Opt', that commissions to measure all the statistics of the parties. Like defender, went a safe whenever had the spherical in the feet and in the final stretch, already like mediocentro, did not leave to be it. After playing backwards until the minute 77, Koeman decided then that the best for the Barça was to give him back to his position.

To fault of little more than 10 minutes for the end, the trainer barcelonista took out to the field to Umtiti, that planted at the side of Lenglet, allowing that Of Jong advanced at last. The one of Arkel, therefore, finished the meeting in his place and not even here failed a pass. His effectiveness with the balloon continued being of 100% to finish the crash with this 81 of 81 in passes.

Of Jong, impressive in this 2021

It is incredible that with the pressure of the players of the Betis, the Dutch did not fail an alone delivery playing like mediocentro. There is very few players in the able world to have data like this, and the Barcelona has the luck to have one of them. This 2021 is being the year of Frenkie, that every time is more complete, more dangerous of face to door and even more precise, as you show these data.

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