Europa Conference League match preview: Feyenoord vs Maccabi Haifa


Feyenoord will close out their Europa Conference League group stage with a home clash against Maccabi Haifa on Thursday. Kick off is at 8:00 p.m.

Feyenoord have already sealed their place in the knockout stages and they will top the group no matter what happens to De Kuip on Thursday night.

It was an impressive campaign from the side of Arne Slot, who completed the group at home to Maccabi Haifa on Thursday. The Israelis are at the bottom of the table and out of competition.

Feyenoord prepared for the clash with a comfortable 5-0 victory over Fortuna Sittard at the weekend which keeps them second in the Israeli league. Maccabi Haifa beat Hapoel Nof HaGalil 4-0 to take second place in the Israeli league.

Team News

Guus Til is suspended after receiving a red card in the game against Slavia Prague, while Arne Slot could decide to rest a number of players.

Orkun Kokcu, Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Gernot Trauner will not all play the game.

Possible composition of Feyenoord: Bijlow; Pedersen, Geertruida, Senesi, Hendriks; Aursnes, Diemers; Teixeira, Bannis, Nelson; Desserts

Former Groningen midfielder Tjarron Chery is suspended for the game, while Neta Lavi is doubtful.

Possible composition of Maccabi Haifa: Cohen, Meir, Goldberg, Planic, Menahem; Ashkenazi, Rodríguez; Haziza, Meir, David; Donyoh


Feyenoord 7/10 Draw 14/5 Maccabi Haifa 4/1

Good luck for Feyenoord youngsters to impress

Feyenoord is comfortably past and Thursday’s game gives Slot a chance to give some players a chance to impress.

Ramon Hendriks, Nouafal Bannis and Reiss Nelson will all be looking to try their luck and prove they can play a bigger role in the Eredivisie.

Neither team has anything to play for, but Feyenoord can add some valuable points to the Dutch coefficient.

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