In both AZ if Feyenoord dare not favorite to point out for the hundredth edition of the cup final on Sunday in De Kuip in Rotterdam is played.
“I think it’s fiftyfifty. It can be a very nice match between the two teams this season good football show,” said AZ-captain Ron Vlaar Friday at the press conference in Zeist.
“It is a fact that we have the matches against the top clubs all have lost, but the time that we win is getting closer. We are keen that the Sunday suits. I have all the confidence in.”
AZ coach John van den Brom, who has a healthy selection of features, spoke similar words. “Our third place in the league is fantastic, but for the finale says that nothing,” says the Amersfoorter.
“We want to confirm how good we are and that should finally even against a big club happen. We are very close and have Sunday again, a new chance.”
At Feyenoord, that earlier this season, the Johan Cruijff Scale won, it is hoped that the hangover from the moderate season as reigning champion to be washed away with bekerwinst.
“The urge is very great,” said captain Karim El Ahmadi, who is the cup two years ago, won with Feyenoord. “If you already have one caught, you know the feeling and that always tastes sweet.”
“It lives in the group. This season is a fourth place not gone as we had envisioned, and with the winning of the cup would be the year not yet succeeded, but it gets a lot of road.”
“I think that it is indeed fiftyfifty. AZ has this season a lot of good show and we had a difficult phase, but the confidence is back now. Sunday, we can have our second win. It is not a peak season, but we have prices in hands.”
The hundredth edition of the KNVB cup final, which a gold cup is awarded, it starts Sunday at 18: 00. The match in Rotterdam is led by referee Björn Kuipers.