09/08/2021 at 10:28 AM CEST
Despite being the figure of Netherlands and to score a hat trick against Turkey in Tuesday’s 6-1 win in the European qualifying qualifying rounds for the Qatar World Cup 2022, the forward of the Barcelona, Memphis Depay, he was not happy with his performance.
“We were careless, especially me. I lost my first three balls, I’m not satisfied with that and I need to improve.”said the forward to the cameras of the Dutch channel NOS as soon as the match ended.
The Dutch forward surprised this Tuesday by making self-criticism after scoring a hat trick in the Netherlands-Turkey and giving an assist. The star of the group led by Van Gaal continues in a state of grace and confessed that he was satisfied with the bulky result, but that he needs to improve: “I’m happy, especially with the result, but I expect more from myself”, expressed the player.
The ‘Oranje’ put the match on track from the beginning, as they went to rest with 3-0 and one more man for the expulsion of Caglar Soyuncu. “We started well and they made it easy for us. So you can afford to be sloppy. The level has to be better, but I’m mostly talking about myself.”Memphis said.
The Blaugrana forward also praised his teammate Davy Klaassen, who gave the assist for the Netherlands’ first goal in the first minute of play. “Today was great, he was perhaps the best man on the pitch. I also loved Stefan de Vrij and Virgil van Dijk. Klaassen knows when he is in the area, I really enjoyed the first goal, “he confessed.
Memphis is still in a state of grace. In addition, the hat trick has served him equalize the goal score from a true Dutch football and soccer legend: Johan cruyff. He is already the eighth top producer of the ‘Oranje’ with 33 points.