Frenkie de Jong, during the Clásico played against the Real Madrid


Frenkie de Jong, critical with the performance of Barça: "We expect to play better"

Published:19/12/2019 - 22:39h

Updated:19/12/2019 - 23:35h

Frenkie de Jong played this Wednesday the first Clásico Barça-Madrid of his career, and didn't finish all the satisfied that he would have liked. He thinks that the Barcelona needs to play better

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Frenkie Of Jong was one of the new signings of the FC Barcelona, beside Antoine Griezmann, that played his first Classical in front of the Real Madrid in the Camp Nou. In the line of the rest of the team, the Dutch midfield player was not able to deploy his best game and, after the tie to zero, attended to the media to value the result and transmit his disappointment.

His first Classical was not as it expected, although the tie can not consider a bad result. Of Jong is ambitious, however, and thinks that the FC Barcelona would have to have gone to by the three points from the first minute. "The party in if it went a bit disappointing. The environment and all was genial, but expected to play better. If you are the Barça and play home, always have to win", commented in statements conceded to 'Ziggo Sport'.

"If you are the Barça and play home, always have to win"

The high pressure of the Real Madrid gave a lot of problems to the Barcelona, until the point that Ter Stegen saw forced to play in long in several occasions to take out the ball of own field. The Barcelona did not have the mobility neither freshness of necessary ideas, and ready was to pay it expensive. "Really us presionaron a lot this time. Like consequence, had situations of one against one in attack, but think that do not arrive well to the forwards. That was the problem, mainly", analysed the Dutch after the crash.

In this context, valued positively the game of the Real Madrid and recognised that the whites were upper, in spite of the result. "If empatas home, never are satisfied. I think that to the Madrid went him well. Presionaron And played bravely. Certainly, they did not win us and they did it well".

It did not produce a tie to zero in a Classical from 2002, and probably will take in seeing again another. Parties of east calibrate accustom to be full of goals and show, but was not the case of the of this Wednesday in the Camp Nou.

The FC Barcelona, forced to improve his game

Of face to the Classical of the second turn in LaLiga Santander 2019-20, in March of 2020, the FC Barcelona will have to improve his image if it wishes to continue with his good series in the stadium of the eternal rival, where has been able to add points with relative ease in the last times. We will see in which situation and with which feelings arrive the two teams of here to three months.

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