Locadia is nearing comeback with Young PSV, Feyenoord has a fit selection
Jürgen Locadia hopes on 20 February at Jong PSV his comeback against NAC Breda and is Sunday against FC Utrecht is therefore not yet available for Phillip Cocu. Feyenoord has a fit selection for the duel with FC Groningen.
PSV-coach Cocu is expected that the 23-year-old Locadia on 20 February, is once again sufficiently restored to at least a half to play. He’s missing next to the thuisduel of Sunday with FC Utrecht, also the meeting with the NEC of next week.
Locadia (23) is struggling already for many months with injuries and seemed to be in december completely restored to a lieskwetsuur. He was, however, in the final stages of his rehabilitation to do with a backlash and got injured in his knee.
The attacker underwent at the end of december an arthroscopy and has in recent weeks further on his recovery, worked. Locadia played his last game for PSV on 28 August against FC Groningen (0-0).
Cocu misses for the thuisduel with FC Utrecht in addition to Locadia also midfielder Ramon Pascal Lundqvist and the suspended defender Santiago Arias.
“We just need to win”, said Cocu Friday about the duel of Sunday. “FC Utrecht is for everyone to be a tricky opponent. A team that has little chances give away, but also sometimes some effort has to score. That’s what we had. But the last couple of weeks we are doing well. I have confidence in.”
PSV and FC Utrecht stairs Sunday at 16.45 hours in the Philips Stadium. The competition is led by referee Dennis Higler.
Feyenoord-trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst is struggling for the match of Saturday with FC Groningen also little personnel problems. Only the longer-absent Kenneth Vermeer and Sven van Beek are missing in the selection.
“Everyone is also fit and available for Saturday night. I can so re-make the choices,” said Van Bronckhorst.
Vermeer is Monday night speelminuten at the duel of the Young Season with Young sc Heerenveen. “If he’s in rhythm, he can again be part of the clash”, said Van Bronckhorst.
Van Bronckhorst hopes that Van Beek within a few weeks to be able to close the selection. The 22-year-old defender recovers still from a foot injury that, in summer he suffered.
Leader Feyenoord and FC Groningen start Saturday at 19.45 at the duel in The Cockpit. Serdar Gözübüyük is the referee for the duel.
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