SportsTalk November 27th: In the 14th round of La Liga, Barcelona was tied 1-1 by Rayo Vallecano in an away game and is now 4 points behind Real Madrid at the top of the list. After the game, “World Sports” wrote an article analyzing Barcelona’s performance, saying that the Catalan giants found it very difficult to play the ball from the backcourt, and the team could not simply rely on De Jong alone.
In this game, De Jong made his comeback and started the whole game. The Dutch touched the ball 107 times. Most games. Despite this, De Jong’s return did not immediately solve Barcelona’s backcourt ball problem. The team cannot always rely solely on the Dutch midfielder as the first ball out of the backcourt.
“World Sports” believes that when De Jong is without the ball, the team must be more mature tactically, and You must know how to use space and accurately find the forward players in the frontcourt. Other problems include Barcelona’s overall slowness in applying forward pressure, difficulty in receiving the ball from the wingers, and their inability to find opportunities when facing the opponent’s defense.