Fenerbahce vs Feyenoord
UEFA Europa League – Group Stage
Date: Thursday, 29th September, 2016,
Kick-Off: 20:05 UK,
Venue: Sukru Saracoglu, Istanbul.
Fenerbahce hopes to disrupt Feyenoord’s excellent form this season as they welcome them at Ulker Stadyumu on Thursday night.
The Turkish side snatched a point from Zorya in their first game of the group stage, they played out a 1-1 draw at Ukraine. They were lucky in the game as they equalized in the 90′ minute of the game through S. kjaer.
Fenerbahce will come into this game on the back of a 2-1 victory over Gaziantepspor last Sunday. Emmanuel Emenike put them in front after 22 minutes of play, as the first half ended 1-0. The opposing team waited till 80th minute to equalize through N. Ghilas but Souza put Fenerbahce back in the lead 6 minutes later.
Meanwhile, Feyenoord have enjoyed 100% success this season, they are yet to loose a game in all competitions. They defeated Manchester united 1-0 at home thanks to Vilhena’s 79th minute goal.
Feyenoord’s good form have kept them top of the Eredivisie table with 21 points after 7 games. They will enter this game from a 5-0 win against Roda JC on Sunday, as they hope to maintain their 100% record in this game.
Fenerbahce vs Feyenoord: Head to Head Statistics
Both teams have met two times previously, the two games have been won by Feyenoord. Also, Feyenoord kept clean sheets in the two games as they won 1-0 at home and 2-0 at Turkey. The two teams played last in 2002 Champions League competition.
Fenerbahce vs Feyenoord: Prediction
Feyenoord are the favorites in this game, considering their good form this season. The Dutch side have won all their games this season, they have also kept clean sheets in 6 of their 9 games this season. They are also good defensively, having conceded a total of 3 goals in their 9 games this season.
Fenerbahce returned to winnings as they were victorious in their last 2 games. They have score at least 2 goals in their last 27 games, but have conceded in each of their last 5 games. Their visitors are in some good form and could edge a win here.
Fenerbahce vs Feyenoord: Bet Tips
- Feyenoord win or draw
- Feyenoord clean sheet