Van Bronckhorst believes that Feyenoord plays as titelfavoriet


Van Bronckhorst believes that Feyenoord plays as titelfavoriet

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Giovanni van Bronckhorst is not to say that a leader Feyenoord the pronounced titelfavoriet, but the trainer of the People starts Sunday with a lot of confidence to the second half of the season of the Premier league.

“It is difficult to say that you have no kampioenskandidaat are,” said Van Bronckhorst Friday at his press conference in the run-up to the uitduel with Roda JC on Sunday afternoon.

“Or we the favorite? The game that we show, hopefully to the end.”

Feyenoord reserves, out of the rent of third goalkeeper Warner Hahn to Excelsior, so far aloof from the winter transfer market. Van Bronckhorst has all the confidence in the current selection.

“You can feel everyone from player 1 to player 29, that we are but a single purpose”, referring to the coach on the first national championship for the Team since 1999.

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El Ahmadi

Van Bronckhorst wanted to Friday not yet say who will be against Roda JC, the replacement will be Karim El Ahmadi. The midfielder missing in the coming weeks at Feyenoord, as he has with Morocco are taking part in the Africa Cup.

Jens Toornstra, who in the first half of the season often in the attack was, seems to be the most logical option. “Our formation every week change, we are working from match to match,” was the only thing Van Bronckhorst wanted.

The trainer of the leader knows that his team Sunday, a tough opponent. Number seventeen Roda won this year only once and made only eight goals, but the People also played ten times equal and are only on 21 tegentreffers in seventeen duels.

“Roda JC can be very compact play and the opponents is very difficult”, said Van Bronckhorst. “We have this season, often against defensive opponents played. We will have the opportunities that we create, need to finish it.”

Roda JC-Feyenoord starts Sunday at 12.30 pm and is led by referee Kevin Blom. Feyenoord defends in the second half of the season with a lead of five points, number two Ajax, and ten points on number three PSV.

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