Roma and Feyenoord are scheduled to play in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League quarterfinal on Thursday at De Kuip.
Feyenoord enters this match after defeating Waalwijk of Joseph Ooosting 5-1 in the Eredivisie. Arne Slot’s Feyenoord won thanks to goals from Brazilian striker Igor Paixao, left-back Quilindschy Hartman, and Mexican attacker Santiago Gimenez. Feyenoord’s forward Yassin Oukili scored an unfortunate own goal to complete the scoring, while Waalwijk’s goal was scored by Spanish winger Julen Lobete. Contrarily, Roma defeated Ivan Juric’s Torino 1-0. Roma’s victory was secured by Argentine forward Paulo Dybala’s penalty kick in the opening half.
Roma vs. Feyenoord Key Numbers and Head-to-Head
Roma has won one and drew one of the two head-to-head matches between the two teams. For Feyenoord, this season, Mexican international Santiago Gimenez has tallied 10 goals in 15 league appearances. Orkun Kokcu, a player from Turkey, has contributed to 10 goals in 25 league starts for Feyenoord this year. Paulo Dybala, an Argentine attacker, has so far helped Roma score 17 goals in 20 league games. Tammy Abraham, an English striker, has started 21 league games for Roma thus far and has contributed to nine goals.
Roma vs. Feyenoord Prediction
Feyenoord leads Ajax by eight points in their league. They have performed admirably this year under the direction of Arne Slot, who has since been connected to teams like Tottenham Hotspur and Leeds United. Feyenoord’s priorities may currently be domestically focused, despite the club’s goal to succeed in Europe. This season, Orkun Kokcu has been among the team’s finest performers, and the 22-year-old is now frequently associated with Manchester United. Roma, in contrast, is third in the standings and has triumphed in three of their previous five league contests. There have been rumors that Jose Mourinho has changed, and the team is thriving thanks to stars like Paulo Dybala and Lorenzo Pellegrini.
The possibility of Mourinho returning to teams like Chelsea and Real Madrid has been mentioned, which would be an intriguing development. To prove to the world that he is still a manager to be reckoned with, the Special One will try to help Roma win another European championship.
We anticipate a draw in this game.
Feyenoord vs. Roma, predicted score, 1-1