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Luuk de Jong

Luuk de Jong

The younger brother of AFC Ajax's Siem de Jong, Luuk de Jong has overtaken his sibling in the Oranje pecking order, making two substitute appearances in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying and scoring in the 2-0 win in Finland. He won the Eredivisie and the Dutch Cup with FC Twente.

• Born in Switzerland to professional volleyball-playing parents, he moved to the Netherlands as a child and began his professional career with De Graafschap.

• Suffered relegation with the Doetinchem club at the end of his first Eredivisie campaign (2008/09), in which he struck his first goal, against Twente in a 2-2 draw.

• Moved to Enschede in summer 2009, aged 18, but was not an integral member of the Twente side that won the 2009/10 Eredivisie title under Steve McClaren, making just three starts, nine appearances as a substitute and scoring two goals.

• Far more involved under new boss Michel Preud'homme in 2010/11, scoring 12 goals in the Eredivisie, another four in Europe and helping Twente come from behind in an epic Dutch Cup final to beat Ajax 3-2; a week later, however, brother Siem turned the tables on him by scoring twice as Ajax defeated Twente 3-1 to win the championship.

• Made his international debut on 9 February 2011 in an Eindhoven friendly against Austria − the first of six substitute appearances he made for the Oranje during the calendar year.

• He recorded career-best figures of 25 goals in 31 games as Twente finished sixth in the Eredivisie in 2011/12 before joining VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach on a five-year deal in July.

Last updated: 18/07/12 12.32CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 05/02/2016 02:08 CET
05.06.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageNetherlandsNetherlands3-4USAUSA1200
11.08.2015Dutch First DivisionDen HaagDen Haag2-2PSVPSV9010
16.08.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV2-0GroningenGroningen9000
22.08.2015Dutch First DivisionHeerenveenHeerenveen1-1PSVPSV9010
30.08.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV3-1FeyenoordFeyenoord9000
06.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundTurkeyTurkey3-0NetherlandsNetherlands1600
12.09.2015Dutch First DivisionCambuurCambuur0-6PSVPSV9030
15.09.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stagePSVPSV2-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
19.09.2015Dutch First DivisionHeraclesHeracles2-1PSVPSV9010
22.09.2015Dutch KNVB CupSecond roundPSVPSV3-2CambuurCambuur9010
26.09.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV2-1NECNEC4510
17.10.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV1-1ExcelsiorExcelsior2600
21.10.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageWolfsburgWolfsburg2-0PSVPSV8100
24.10.2015Dutch First DivisionTwenteTwente1-3PSVPSV9010
27.10.2015Dutch KNVB CupPlay-offsPSVPSV6-0GenemuidenGenemuiden6910
31.10.2015Dutch First DivisionDe GraafschapDe Graafschap3-6PSVPSV9010
03.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stagePSVPSV2-0WolfsburgWolfsburg9011
08.11.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV3-1UtrechtUtrecht9010
21.11.2015Dutch First DivisionWillem IIWillem II2-2PSVPSV9011
25.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United0-0PSVPSV9000
29.11.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV3-0AZAZ9020
05.12.2015Dutch First DivisionVitesseVitesse0-1PSVPSV9001
08.12.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stagePSVPSV2-1CSKA MoskvaCSKA Moskva9010
12.12.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV1-1RodaRoda9000
16.12.2015Dutch KNVB CupPlay-offsHeraclesHeracles2-3PSVPSV9000
19.12.2015Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV3-2ZwolleZwolle9010
17.01.2016Dutch First DivisionFeyenoordFeyenoord0-2PSVPSV9000
24.01.2016Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV4-2TwenteTwente9001
27.01.2016Dutch First DivisionExcelsiorExcelsior1-3PSVPSV9011
30.01.2016Dutch First DivisionPSVPSV4-2De GraafschapDe Graafschap9010
04.02.2016Dutch KNVB CupPlay-offsPSVPSV1-3UtrechtUtrecht9000

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General info

  • Name: Luuk de Jong
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/08/1990 (25)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Squad number: 9
  • Club: PSV ( NED)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 80kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Group stage)
    22/10/09: Sheriff 2-0 Twente
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    11/10/08: Luxembourg 2-3 Netherlands

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Netherlands31
Netherlands U-21113
Netherlands U-1920
Total164

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Twente102
PSV52
Mönchengladbach20
Total174
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Mönchengladbach52
PSV114
Twente198
Total3514
Last updated: 09/12/2015 01:30 CET
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