Getafe manager Bordalas lashes out at De Jong

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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, which edged Getafe 2-1 when the teams met in LaLiga last month.

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.

"When we played against Barca, his goalkeeper gave 69 passes," Bordalas said. "I don't want my goalkeeper to give 69 passes, something we would not be doing well.

"I want to create goalscoring chances."

Getafe will face Inter in the last 16 of the Europa League, while it sits fourth in LaLiga, 10 points behind second-placed Barca.