Feyenoord starts with Kongolo against United, AZ with expected basiself


Feyenoord starts with Kongolo against United, AZ with expected basiself

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Feyenoord starts Thursday with Terence Kongolo on the Europa League duel with Manchester United in the Cockpit. In the ‘Mancunians’ missing Daley Blind in the selection. AZ starts unchanged to the duel with Dundalk.

Kongolo made last Saturday in the league game of Feyenoord against ADO Den Haag (3-1 win) all of his comeback as a substitute after a long time of injuries. The goals of the full-against United comes at the expense of Lucas Woudenberg.

Trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst has made no changes in his basiselftal compared to the duel with ADO. That means that Jan-Arie van der Heijden again to the kick-off. The 28-year-old defender, along with Rick Karsdorp, Eric Botteghin and Kongolo defence of Feyenoord.

The forefront of the city’s inhabitants, is composed of Nicolai Jörgensen, Jens Toornstra and Steven Berghuis. Captain Dirk Kuijt has Tonny Vilhena and Karim El Ahmadi next to him on the midfield.

Manchester United

With Manchester United missing Daley Blind at the base. The old-following his departure to chelsea is even outside the final selection being left by manager José Mourinho. Memphis starts on the bench, just as, among others, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Timothy Fosu-Mensah.

Mourinho brought in a total of eight changes to his basiselftal compared to the thuisduel with stadgenoot City last Saturday (2-1 loss). Marcus Rashford is against Feyenoord a vanguard with Anthony Martial.

Also recordaankoop Paul Pogba starts at the kick-off in the Cockpit. Wayne Rooney gets a rest and is in Manchester left.

The duel between Feyenoord and Manchester United begins Thursday night at 19: 00 in Rotterdam. The Cockpit remains almost half empty. The board hopes as possible disturbances to avoid.

Installation Wigan: Jones, Karsdorp, Botteghin, Van der Heijden, Kongolo; El Ahmadi, Kuijt, Vilhena; Berghuis, Jörgensen, Toornstra.

Opstelling Manchester United: De Gea, Darmian, Bailly, Smalling, Rojo; Schneiderlin, Herrera, Mata, Pogba; Martial, Rashford


Just as Feyenoord also begin AZ at 19.00 hours on the first team contest of the Europa League. The Alkmaarders start in house with the expected basiself against the Irish Dundalk.

Trainer John van den Brom has made no changes in respect of the competitieduel with Willem II last Saturday (2-0 win). That means that acquisitions, Ilias Bel Hassani and Wout Weghorst again on the bank start.

Ron Vlaar suffered in the run-up to the Europa League duel with slight complaints, but is fit enough to start.

Preparation AZ: Rochet; Johansson, Van Eijden, Vlaar, Haps; Luckassen, Overeem, Wuytens; Jahanbakhsh, Friday, Dos Santos

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