Thursday, May 21, 2009



Feyenoord dominated large parts of the first leg, but eventually lost 3-2, if they can create as many chances tonight, they should comfortably progress.They ended the season in fine goalscoring form, with their big name frontmen Roy Makaay and Jon Dahl Tomasson, scoring twelve between them in just their last six starts. They seem certain to get plenty of opportunities to add to those tallies, in what is traditionally a high scoring match up.

Breda were toiling at the end of their campaign and lost six of their last seven starts, they will be without five players including the suspended Van der Leegte and a repeat of their 3-1 defeat here in the league, or something similar, is on the cards.

6 points Feyenoord -1 ball 2.02 asian line..... NOW 1.87


These two drew 3-3 in the fist leg and know each other very well,they have met twice previously in recent seasons during the post season. Groningen have traditionally got the better of these games, including last year when after a draw in the opener, they eased home by two goals in the return leg. They also did the double over Utrecht in Eredivisie this season and collect ten more points over the closing eight rounds of the campaign. The visitors have selection problems, yet even without those, I simply rate Groningen the stronger side, especially in midfield where I expect them to win this battle. Lovre, Holla, Meerdink and Lecchenk look stronger than their visiting counterparts and can load the bullets for Marcus Berg to fire them to victory. He scored a hat-trick in the first game and must be looking forward to tonight's match. Home win.

7 points Utrecht -3/4 ball 1.98 asian line..... NOW 1.88

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Good Luck.

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