The hosts enter the game at the back of 4-1 away at ADO Den Haag. The goals were shared by four different players, and three came in the first half.
Feyenoord secured a 2-0 home win over Fortune Sittard. Bryan Linseen and the captain Steven Berghuis scored goals in the second half to help Dick Advocaat’s team secure all three points.
Only one place separates the two sides of the table. Utrecht they are currently in seventh place, collecting 43 points from 27 games. Feyenoord is in fifth place with 51 points.
Utrecht vs Feyenoord, head to head matches
The two sides have met 46 times in the past, and Feyenoord could boast a much better record.
Rotterdam’s clothing has 26 wins and 13 draws, while Utrecht have won seven times.
Their most recent meeting was on November 29, 2020, when the goals of Mark van der Maarel and Lutsharel Geertruide scored a 1-1 draw.
Utrecht are in good form late, with eight wins recorded in their last 11 league games. Feyenoord have drawn four of their last seven games at Eredivise.
Utrecht Shape Guide: WWLWL
Feyenoord Form Guide: WDDWL
Utrecht – Feyenoord Team News
The hosts have five players out of the machine due to injury. Sylian Mokono, Justin Hogoma, Remco Balk, Reda Akmum (knee) and Christopher Mamengi (knee) are not available.
Furthermore, defense attorney Tommy St. Jago tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in self-isolation.
There are no concerns about the suspension of manager Rene Kake.
Injuries: Sylian Mokono, Justin Hogoma, Remco Balk, Christopher Mamengi, Reda Akmum
COVID-19: Tommy St. Jago
Feyenoord will be left without three players for the trip to Venlo. Nicolai Jorgensen has been removed with an ankle injury, while midfielder Bart Nieuwkoop suspects a knee tendon problem.
Furthermore, both Orkun Kokcu and Luis Sinisterra were positive for COVID-19 and are in self-isolation.
Injury: Nicolai Jorgensen
Suspicious: Bart Nieuwkoop
COVID-19: Orkun Kokcu, Luis Sinisterra
Utrecht – Feyenoord Predicted XI
Utrecht predicts XI (4-3-3): Eric Oelschalaegel (GK); Django Warmerdam, Willem Janssen, Banaissa Benamar, Hidde and Avest; Joris van Overeem, Bart Ramselaar, Adam Maher; Othman Boussaid, Gyrano Kerk, Mimoun Mahi
Feyenoord predicts XI (4-3-3): Justin Bijlow (GK); Tyrell Malacia, Eric Botteghin, Uros Spajic, Lutsharel Geetruida; Mark Diemers, Leroy Fer, Jens Toornstra; Bryan Linseen, Robert Bozenik, Steven Berghuis
Utrecht – Feyenoord Prediction
This schedule will deploy the two best attacks in the league against each other. Although Feyenoord has one of the best defenses in the league, Utrecht will definitely test them in form.
It will be difficult for the two sides to separate, but we predict a narrow victory for the guests in the action match.
Prediction: Utrecht 2-3 Feyenoord