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'His goalkeeper gave 69 passes!' – Getafe coach fires back at Barca's De Jong

The Spanish manager believes it's the Catalans and not his side that struggle to play attractive football

Jose Bordalas has hit back at Frenkie de Jong over his criticism of Getafe's style of play, saying he had no interest in playing like Barcelona.

Getafe reportedly used De Jong's criticism as motivation to stun the midfielder's former club Ajax in the Europa League last 32.

But Bordalas responded by criticising Barcelona, who edged Getafe 2-1 when the teams met in La Liga last month.

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The Spaniard said he had no desire to see his side play like Barca, with goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen having played 69 passes – the fourth most on the pitch – in that clash.