Feyenoord without Kuijt and with Toornstra in the basis against Vitesse


Feyenoord without Kuijt and with Toornstra in the basis against Vitesse

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Feyenoord will begin Thursday night without Dirk Kuijt to the bekerduel with Vitesse in Arnhem. The captain gets a rest and sitting on the couch. Jens Toornstra is fit enough to start, and also Renato Tapia and Simon Gustafson in the base with the Locals.

Tapia and Gustafson play in place of Tonny Vilhena (suspended) and Kuijt. Toornstra was in the run-up to the kwartfinaleduel sick, but can still play.

Furthermore, choose a trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst for the same names as in the game against Willem II on Saturday (a 1-0 victory). That means that Brad Jones in goal and Rick Karsdorp, Eric Botteghin, Jan-Arie van der Heijden and Terence Kongolo defence forms.

The midfield of Feyenoord consists of Tapia, Toornstra and Gustafson. Karim El Ahmadi is still missing because he is with Morocco at the Africa Cup play. The front of Steven Berghuis, Nicolai Jörgensen and Eljero Elia a move.

At Vitesse will Lewis Baker is back from a suspension and has Marvelous Nakamba a move now that he is back from the Africa Cup, where he was eliminated with Zimbabwe. Navarone Foor (suspended) and Sheran Yeini are missing compared to the duel with FC Groningen (1-1) on Saturday.

These eleven Feyenoord start the hunt for a place in the next round!


Time of placing
18:34 – January 26, 2017


Tuesday urged Sparta Rotterdam as the first club through to the semi-finals of the cup tournament and Wednesday got also SC Cambuur and AZ are among the last four.

The match between Vitesse and cup holder Feyenoord starts Thursday night at 20: 45 and is under the direction of referee Danny Makkelie.

Preparation Vitesse: Room; Leerdam, Kashia, Van der Werff, Kruiswijk; Calor, Nakamba, Baker; Rashica, Van Wolfswinkel, Tighadouini.

Preparation Everton: Jones; Karsdorp, Botteghin, Van der Heijden, Kongolo; Tapia, Toornstra, Gustafson; Berghuis, Jörgensen, Elijah.

View the results and the program in the KNVB cup

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