Frenkie de Jong, celebrating his goal

THE DUTCH TALKS ABOUT THE VAR

De Jong: "In Bilbao they penalized me and today, Messi"

Published:10/02/2020 - 00:31h

Updated:10/02/2020 - 00:31h

Frenkie de Jong showed his tremendous personality after the Villamarín match: he criticized the unmarked penalties, pulled self-criticism with his performance and praised the team for the victory

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Frenkie Of Jong was one of the protagonists of the victory of the FC Barcelona against the Real Betis (2-3) and no only by the goal, but also by his tremenda performance especially in the first time. The Dutch enjoyed of full freedom for descolgarse in attack and played a very complete party that evidenció the mejoría that is having with Quique Setién.

Besides, when it finished the party, showed to have an important personality to analyse it sucedido on the terrain of game. First, it gave him a tug of ears to the VAr `by have not taken part in clear actions; afterwards, it analysed his performance throwing of self-criticism; finally, congratuló to the team by the victory and praised the figure of Leo Messi.

About the referees, criticised that it did not signal the clear agarrón on Messi in the final stretch of party and remembered that, in the semifinals of Glass against the Athletic, also there was another no pitado committed on him same. "In Bilbao was penalti sure because they pushed me. And today they did him one to Messi that neither pitó. I do not want to create controversy with the referees, are not a criticism only say what think", commented.

Of Jong was subtle and intelligent in his criticism to the referees, speaking of respectful form but evidenciando a worrisome reality. Besides, also it was autocrítico with his paper, although it recognised that every time it sees better. "I go improving, but still am not adapted of the everything. I think that I played better that the past week", considered.

Finally, it stood out the victory of the team in a field complicated to hold him the pulse to the Real Madrid and stood out the tremenda performance of Messi, that gave three assistances of goal and remained near to mark. "It was important to win and achieve the three points, but was not a definite party. We follow near of the Madrid. It is easy to play with Messi. I do not have a special connection with him, simply looks for the space and he puts you the ball", sentenced.

Of Jong, more freed

Frenkie Of Jong began well the season, but suffered a pothole of game to finals of 2019 and principles of 2020. Nevertheless, with Quique Setién in the bench, has won influence in the game of the team by the freedom of moviientos that the Cantabrian has awarded him. The Dutch plays freed and his confidence also is seeing reinforced, showing more security on the field in each one of his actions.

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