Feyenoord can seal their place in the knockout rounds of the Europa Conference League when they face Slavia Prague on Thursday. The kick-off is at 17.45.

Feyenoord has had a strong Europa Conference League campaign so far with their back-to-back wins over Union Berlin putting them four points clear at the top of the table.

On Thursday, Feyenoord will seal the top spot in the group with at least a point at second-placed Slavia Prague. They can also seal their place in the next round should Maccabi Haifa fail to defeat Union Berlin.

Feyenoord go into the game on the back of a comfortable 4-0 victory over PEC Zwolle in the Eredivisie, which keeps Arne Slot’s side third.

Slavia Prague is currently on a five-game winning streak and they are at the top of the Czech league.

The reverse fixture in Rotterdam finished 2-1 to Feyenoord.

Team News

Justin Bijlow is missing from the Feyenoord squad after testing positive for corona, meaning Ofir Marciano will start in goal.

Other than that there are no new injury concerns for Slot, who may decide to stick with the same outfield players that he chose against PEC Zwolle.

Possible Feyenoord line-up: Marciano, Pedersen, Malacia, Senesi, Trauner, Kokcu, Aursnes, Til, Toornstra, Sinisterra, Linssen

Slavia Prague have a number of injuries going into the game with Jan Boril, Ladislav Takacs, David Hovorka, Petr Sevcik, Ondrej Kudela, Lukas Provod, Daniel Samek, Mohamed Tijani, and Stanislav Tecl all out.

Possible Slavia Prague line-up: Kolar, Bah, Ousou, Kacharaba, Masopust; Traore, Stanciu; Lingr, Kuchta, Olayinka; Krmencik

Odds

Slavia Prague 21/20 Draw 13/5 Feyenoord 13/5

Feyenoord on a roll

Feyenoord are in excellent form, winning all six of their last six games and they head to Prague full of confidence.

It is almost certain that Feyenoord will be heading to the knockout rounds but Slot will want to seal the top spot on Thursday, which will give him a chance to rest some players in the final group game.

Slavia Prague is a dangerous side that will be looking for a crucial victory themselves. It will be a tight game in Prague and it could go either way.




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