FEY vs GNG Dream11: It’s a matchup between two mid-table teams as Groningen are set to host Feyenoord in the Dutch Eredivisie this weekend. For sure, both the team will be looking for the all-important win and will be motivated by the fact that a win for either team could take the winner into the top five on the points table.
How both the teams have performed in the season so far?
It has been some fall from grace for Feyenoord this season. They are one of the big traditional football clubs in the Netherlands are expected to be in or around the top bracket on the points table. And having finished the 2018-19 season at 3rd, expectations were high from them going into the new season, that perhaps they would pose a more genuine threat to Ajax‘s throne. But it has been anything but a challenge.
Feyenoord are 13th on the points table heading into this game and have won just five times in the first 13 league games, but importantly two of those wins came in the last two games. So the hosts may be starting to hit their strides.
Groningen, meanwhile, have been pretty good in the league in the last couple of weeks, as they come into this game on a six-game unbeaten run, with four of this games producing three wins for them.
The Eredivisie match will be played between Groningen and Feyenoord at Noordlease Stadion. The ground has a capacity of 22,579.
The game will start at 04:45 PM (IST), on November, 24.
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Recent form (Last six matches)
Groningen– W W D W W W
Feyenoord– D L L W D W
Groningen to win: 9/4 (3.104). Probability: 32.22%
Feyenoord to win: 6/5 (2.2). Probability: 45.45%
Draw: 27/10 (3.7). Probability: 27.03
Groningen Team News: The home team is without three first-team players. Michael Breij, Ramon Pascal Lundqvist and Gabriel Gudmundsson will be missing the home clash against Feyenoord.
Feyenoord Team News: While the visitors have their own issues in this department and remain without several key players. Sven can Beek, Edgar Le, eric Botteghin and Rick Karsdopr all have been ruled out of Feyenoord’s clash against Groningen.
In addition, centre-back Marcos Senesi is carrying a knock and will be monitored before the game.
Groningen XI: Sergio Padt (GK), Django Warmerdam, Mike te Wierik, Ko Ikatura, Deyovaisio Zeefuik, Ajdin Hrustic, Ahmed El Messaoudi, Azor Matusiwa, Mo El Hankouri, Kaj Sierhuis, Joel Asoro
Feyenoord XI: Kenneth Vermeer (GK), Lutsharel Geertruida, Marcos Senesi / Tyrell Malacia, Jan-Arie van der Heijden, Ridgeciano Haps, Jens Toornstra, Leroy Fer, Steven Berghuis, Orkun Kokcu, Luis Sinisterra, Nicolai Jorgensen
Stats and facts:
Groningen have won 13 times in the last 16 home games in Dutch Eredivisie.
Groningen haven’t conceded in the last four home league games.
Likely to score:
Captain and Vice-Captain options:
Steven Berghuis: Feyenoord’s Berghuis is the most in-form player amongst both sets of players. He has seven league goals to his ma,e.
Ajdin Hrustic: The 23-year-old, who can play both in the central midfield and on the wing as well, will be a threat to the visitors, for he is having a very good season on a personal level.
FEY vs GNG Dream11 teams:
Def: Botteghin, Geertruida, Senesi
Mid: Berghuis, Hrustic, Larsson (VC), Hankouri, Toornstra
Att: Asoro, Sinisterra (C)
FEY vs GNG Dream11 potential winner:
Groningen’s almost perfect home record in the last month or so should give the host confidence here. We back the host to avoid a defeat in this game.