One of the most highly anticipated matches of the Dutch Eredivisie, the De Kraker, will be played this Sunday between Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven at De Kuip. Feyenoord vs PSV will be a tough test for both league leaders.
This match will be a battle of epic proportions as Feyenoord, who is second in the league, looks to end PSV’s unbeaten run of 13 consecutive victories.
PSV has been on a roll this season, winning all 13 of their Eredivisie games so far and boasting a seven-point lead over Feyenoord.
Despite having only lost one game this season, Feyenoord knows that they have a tough task ahead of them in front of their supporters.
Feyenoord comes into the game on Sunday following a 3-1 loss to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Although they had a slight advantage in possession statistics at home, they couldn’t convert it into victory. The loss means that they will now play in the Europa League instead of the Champions League.
On the other hand, PSV comes into this game high on confidence after their stunning 3-2 comeback victory against Sevilla in the Champions League, with Ricardo Pepi scoring the game-winning goal in the 92nd minute.
They have only lost one of their five UCL games this season, securing their spot in the knockout round.
In their previous 11 games, Arne Slot’s Feyenoord has won ten of them, including their last three Eredivisie games.
They will be looking to end PSV’s unbeaten run and break their perfect record at De Kuip. Feyenoord has defeated PSV this season with 16 out of 18 points at De Kuip and will be hoping to repeat the same this coming weekend.
The head-to-head record between these two teams has been in PSV’s favour, with Feyenoord only managing two draws and two losses in their last four encounters.
However, in the Eredivisie, Feyenoord has only suffered one loss in their last ten games against PSV, winning five and drawing five.
In terms of the team news, Santiago Gimenez of Feyenoord has been in great form, scoring 16 goals in 13 league games this season, while Quinten Timber has netted four goals and six assists.
Luuk de Jong of PSV has scored 10 goals and provided six assists, while Joey Veerman and Johan Bakayoko have each contributed three goals and seven assists.
Feyenoord vs PSV predictions
Both teams have set high standards for themselves this season, and Sunday’s matchup promises to be an exciting contest between two hot squads.
Sportsdam forecasts that PSV will keep their perfect record with a convincing win against Feyenoord, who should push the leaders all the way but ultimately fall short.