Toornstra: ‘Feyenoord can with current selection very far to come”

Toornstra: ‘Feyenoord can with current selection very far to come”

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Where in Eindhoven and in Amsterdam, is called to new purchases, Jens Toornstra, that the selection of Feyenoord wide and good enough for this season. According to the midfielder, there’s no need purchases at in Rotterdam.

“I think that our selection is quite wide and is also of good quality and with a lot of potential. Against FC Twente, it was perhaps still not good enough, but the most important thing is that we have won. I think that, with this selection still very far”, says Toornstra against NUsport.

Feyenoord won the Sunday in the first round of the Premier league in the own Cockpit with 2-1 to FC Twente. Toornstra gave in the second half from a free kick and the assist on the winning hit of Steven Berghuis, who this summer after a rental period, the final was taken from Watford.

In addition to mountain house were, among others, Kevin Diks, Ridgeciano Haps and Jean-Paul Boëtius added to the selection. The new foursome was in the base against FC Twente. The FC Utrecht came Sofyan Amrabat came on as a substitute in the field.

The new names will change according to Toornstra little to the game of Feyenoord. “Boëtius and Eljero Elia are basically the same players, so there is nothing else.”

“We have two new backs (Diks and Haps, eds.). Those are something other than the backs that we had. There should also be automatic, but I do think it is getting better.”

Feyenoord with some difficulty along FC Twente


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Artificial grass

Next week is going to Feyenoord on a visit to fellow-townsman Excelsior. Last season went quite wrong in Kralingen (3-0) on the day that Feyenoord champion could be. Excelsior plays on artificial grass and that was last season not the favorite surface of Feyenoord.

According to Toornstra has the won the national championship there is not special attention in the preparation for this season. “We don’t have extra artificial grass trained. At Excelsior, we must show that we are dominant.”

“The field at Excelsior is quite small and the last time it was also not washed. Then it is just very hard to play football. In principle, it would be a opponent also suffer from have to have, but we just have more quality and it is up to us to win.”

The match between Excelsior and Feyenoord starts this coming Sunday at 12.30 pm.

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