Feyenoord was eradicated within the group stage of the Europa League on Thursday. The staff of coach Dick Advocaat ought to have received the final group match with Wolfsberger AC, however misplaced 1-0 in Austria.
Toornstra misses a scarce alternative for Feyenoord
Feyenoord made a helpless impression all through the match and hardly created any probabilities. Wolfsberger struck after half an hour of play through Dejan Joveljic after which merely remained upright in opposition to the weak staff from Rotterdam.
With 5 factors from six video games, Feyenoord completed third in group Okay. Solely the house sport in opposition to CSKA Moscow (3-1) was received. Dinamo Zagreb and Wolfsberger could proceed in Europe after the winter.
The loss in opposition to the quantity seven of Austria appears to have been his final European match in a membership for Advocaat. The 73-year-old coach leaves on the finish of the season and can in all probability be succeeded by Arne Slot.
Earlier within the night, AZ additionally stranded within the group stage of the Europa League. With Ajax and PSV, two Dutch golf equipment are nonetheless lively within the second European cup match after the winter.
Dejan Joveljic scored the one purpose of the sport with a header from shut vary. (Photograph: Professional Photographs)
Feyenoord radiated within the Wörthersee Stadium solely at instances to combat for his final likelihood. Jens Toornstra bought one of many few alternatives midway by the primary half, however shot goalkeeper Alexander Kofler’s fingertips huge.
The house staff struck on the first massive likelihood. Orkun Kökçü was childishly merely trumped by Matthäus Taferner, who enabled Dejan Joveljic to hit from shut vary.
A mistake by Marcos Senesi might have made the harm for Feyenoord even higher earlier than the break. Nonetheless, Dario Vizinger’s position on the dangerous discipline was a straightforward prey for Nick Marsman.
Dick Advocaat is paving the best way after his in all probability final European sport as a membership coach. (Photograph: ANP)
Within the second half, the unbeaten Feyenoord within the Eredivisie additionally used a a lot too sluggish tempo to get Wolfsberger into hassle. Twenty minutes earlier than the top, lawyer made an final try to show the tide by bringing in attacker Luis Sinisterra, who made his comeback after a severe knee harm in February.