Coach Dick Advocaat of FC Utrecht in the run-up to the TOTO KNVB cup match on Thursday against the unpredictable Feyenoord his amazement about the fact that Giovanni van Bronckhorst is under pressure at the End.
Feyenoord moved up last summer, not for the Europa League and in the Eredivisie, the connection with the leader PSV and number two Ajax lost. The future of Van Bronckhorst to Feyenoord therefore appears to be dependent on the performance of the Rotterdam in the cup.
“I understand there nothing of. That is very opportunistic and has no basis,” said a Lawyer on Wednesday at his press conference for the achtstefinaleduel with Feyenoord against the AD.
“If you real are: he is third and Feyenoord has in any other way, investments have been made than PSV and Ajax. I don’t understand that you discussion with people if you have so many prices takes. That’s on top anyway?”, according to Lawyer, who in 2016 at Feyenoord as a consultant of Van Bronckhorst served.
Lawyer is not afraid Of the Hum
Where the position of Van Bronckhorst is under pressure, it is also the future of Lawyer at FC Utrecht unclear. The Hagenaar signed in september a contract until the end of the season and the Domstedelingen would be in conversation with John van den Brom, who after this season will depart at AZ.
“With all due respect, but I do not have any competition,” said a Lawyer, who as coach of Utrecht, so far, only two matches lost. “I do not mean this dismissively, but if I for which names must fear. There is for myself is not a competitor, but Utrecht may think different.”
With Feyenoord find FC Utrecht Thursday, a team that Sunday in the thuisduel with Fortuna Sittard surprisingly against the third defeat of the season in the face (0-2), but the 71-year-old Lawyer does not see this as an advantage for his team.
“That we had wanted to do. Feyenoord was also in a flow. Then hope you get them once in a weak moment to be found. Now they are fully motivated, you do not be afraid. We can also everyone is difficult, but form, conflict, and passion.”
Feyenoord as possible with Jörgensen against FC Utrecht
Feyenoord coach Van Bronckhorst against Utrecht probably have Nicolai Jörgensen, reported RTV Rijnmond. The Danish striker fell in the beginning of december in the top match against PSV (2-1-profit) out with a hamstring injury and was since then no longer in action, but could Wednesday’s entire training to participate.
Tuesday it was announced that midfielders Rajiv van la parra and Jens Toornstra most likely can play, while Van Bronckhorst his hope is expressed that Robin van Persie is a big part of the game in action.
The duel between the cup holder Feyenoord and FC Utrecht in The Cockpit begins Thursday at 20.45 hours and is led by referee Björn Kuipers. Utrecht was last season in the second round off by VVV-Venlo.
Tuesday placed Willem II, FC Twente and AZ already for the quarter-finals of the cup. Ajax comes Wednesday evening at 20.45 hours in action at Roda JC. The other duels in the eighth-finals are ODIN’59-sc Heerenveen, Fortuna Sittard-SC Cambuur (both Wednesday) and Cossacks Boys-Vitesse (Thursday).
View the results of the program and the position in the KNVB cup