Jonathan Dos Santos Scores Again In His Best Season Ever
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It hasn’t taken much, but Jonathan dos Santos has matched his career best for goals in a season. In 66 previous La Liga appearances, Dos Santos had managed a total of two goals, both during his debut season with Villarreal in 2014-15, but he’s already scored twice in only 14 appearances for the Yellow Submarine this campaign.
2 - Jonathan Dos Santos has scored the same number goals in 5 days as he did in his entire career in La Liga before that (2). Moment. pic.twitter.com/7w2PBbxyZd— OptaJose (@OptaJose) December 17, 2016
Known primarily for his work rate and passing on the right-hand side of the midfield, Dos Santos has played a major role in Villarreal’s strong start to the season. The club are currently in fourth, only two points behind Barcelona in second.
On Monday, Villarreal hammered Atletico Madrid 3-0, Dos Santos registering his first goal of the campaign.
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On Saturday, Dos Santos scored his second goal in five days against Sporting Gijon in Villarreal’s 3-1 victory.
Jonathan dos Santos' goal against Gijon (0-1) https://t.co/MfKgL2juuM— Spanish Football (@ClubDeLaFutbol) December 17, 2016
If the 26-year-old can add regular goals to his game, the sky’s the limit for both him and Villarreal this season.