FC Barcelona: De Jong and Busquets ‘pass’ from LaLiga

Busquets Y De Jong have reached the final stretch with the label of essential for Koeman. The two players are performing at a high level and they have already been signing more than outstanding performances for many games. The data also support these good feelings. Without going any further, they are the footballers who have given the most countries in all LaLiga this season.

The Dutch, who grows with each commitment he disputes, wears 2577, while the Catalan wears 2430. Therefore, the core of the Barcelona she has become an expert in giving balls. In the top five is also Jordi Alba, with Parejo and Koke. With the presence of the player of the Atltico de Madrid In this particular ranking, the fight this Saturday in the Camp Nou in the center of the field it is served.

In addition, the number of passes from Busquets and De Jong they have a spectacular success rate. The Dutch has 91.85 and the Catalan, 91.77. Some numbers that reveal the great importance of both players in the Barcelona.

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Minute management

Busquets The season did not start with much success or fortune. The Catalan did not fight and even suffered in some games. There were many critical voices regarding his performance, but he prevailed in the eleven from the beginning, despite the fact that Koeman I warned him in the summer that I had him, but not as a starter. The technician, however, has managed to manage the situation and get the most out of the Catalan.

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Busquets is usually one of the changes of the Barcelona, so as not to overload the player, and that has allowed him to shine in this decisive stretch of the season. Of the 28 matches he has played from the start in LaLiga, You have only completed 10. The management of the minutes in your case is being key.

Also, in the last matches he has been especially good. The best Busquets has come to light again. And it has also crept among the top attendees of the Barcelona. He has four passes on goal, only surpassed by Messi, Griezmann and Alba.

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The youth squad, in addition, is one of the many players who looks better with the 3-5-2. The Catalan feels more comfortable with this drawing and more supported. And he wants to measure himself at Atltico de Madrid, since he missed the first leg in the Wanda Metropolitano due to muscular discomfort. His presence in the eleven is unquestionable, like that of his partner De Jong. The two have become untouchable and one of the keys for the Barcelona have come up with options to the title.


The Dutchman is one of the most trusted pieces Koeman. In fact, and as injuries respect him, he never rests. Despite the many games the team has played, he is the outfield player with the most minutes this season, with 2906. He has taken a huge leap in quality and grows with each game.

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The midfielder tops the list of minutes played, of passes and also appears with his partner Busquets, in the assistant. He has even celebrated three goals. With these numbers in hand, it is clear that Koeman has found a core of guarantees, reliable and solid. Saturday, new and important exam.


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