Robin van Persie has the Team during his first duel as basisklant to a hard fought victory over Heracles Almelo helped.
In the winter break, returning attacker shot the champion with a changed direction shot to a scant 1-0 victory.
Feyenoord leap thus over FC Utrecht. The domstedelingen won earlier in the day with 1-4, with Roda JC. The difference between the numbers four and five of the Premier league is still one point: 42 to 41. AZ, that third state, is far away. The team of John van den Brom collected so far to 50 points.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst was in The Cockpit do not have Tyrell Malacia, last week during the defeat at Vitesse against a red card suffered. Kevin Diks began thus as a full. Bilal Basacikoglu, who in Arnhem was also sent away, was missing in the clash. The rise of robin Van Persie was at the expense of Jens Toornstra, who the last time as a number ten acted.
The Feyenoord players were looking for after the first 45 minutes under the guidance of a flute concerto the dressing room. The home team came in the first half only opportunities, which was illustrated by the statistics of robin Van Persie and Nicolai Jörgensen. Both of them came together to just two balcontacten in the opposing penalty area.
On the other hand, dived Heracles understand a number of time dangerous for the purpose of Brad Jones. Brandley Kuwas got a huge chance, but had to need a lot of time and saw the possibility thus come to naught.
Jean-Paul Boëtius had a dramatic first half. The winger was a source of unrest within his own team: he led no less than eighteen times, losing the ball in 38 minutes.
Goal Robin Van Persie
Only after the peace came the first big chance to write it down. Unfortunately for the thuisfans was that possibility for Heracles. An icicle of Kristoffer Peterson sailed at high speed towards the Everton goal, but the Rotterdammers came with the shock. The cannonball landed on the crossbar.
A moment later, it was Feyenoord that dangerous could be and do it just managed to find. A viewed scrubber of Robin van Persie was Bram Castro – thanks to the intervention of Heracles-leg – too powerful: 1-0. Van Bronckhorst saw his players in the continued regulated struggle, but the victory was nevertheless convinced.
The comeback of Eric Botteghin, who long stood on the side with a knee injury, brought some extra joy in The Cockpit, all remained in the atmosphere because of the moderate game printed.