Dutch duo Memphis Depay and Luke de Jong set a La Liga record after scoring two goals, Barcelona’s lead over its guest Levante, in the match currently being held at the Camp Nou, the stronghold of the Catalan team, in the seventh round of the Spanish league competition “La Liga” in the season. Ongoing 2021-2022.
The “Opta” network, which specializes in statistics and records, reported that two players from the Netherlands managed to score two goals in the same match in the Spanish League for the first time since March 2009.
Depay and De Jong repeated the achievement of Dutch duo Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Arjen Robben with Real Madrid in the Athletic Bilbao match, which was held at the “San Mames” stadium, the Basque team’s stronghold.
Memphis Depay scored the first goal for Barcelona through a penalty kick in the seventh minute of the match, then Luke de Jong added the second goal in the 14th minute of the match, the first goal in the Catalan team shirt after joining him during the last summer transfer period.
Barcelona will play the match with a formation that includes:
Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen
Defence: Pique, Mingezza, Garcia, Dest
Midfield: Busquets, Nico Gonzalez, Javi
Forwards: De Jong, Depay, Coutinho
Barcelona enters today’s confrontation with 9 points from 5 matches it played in the competition to occupy the ninth place in the Spanish league standings, and the Catalan team’s match with Seville remains, while Levante has only 4 points from 6 confrontations to occupy the 16th place.
The Catalan team, led by coach Ronald Koeman, is seeking to restore the tone of victories again in the current La Liga season, after falling into the trap of a draw in the last two matches in the competition against Granada teams, 1-1, and then a negative tie against Cadiz at the Ramon de Carranza stadium at the end of the round. Sixth.