Toornstra: ’Secretly, we do a little’

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Jens Toornstra frustrated after a missed chance.

With the inhaalwedstrijd against VVV-Venlo in the offing, the Rotterdam club within five days of the gap on PSV to reduce from thirteen to seven points. “And then we sneak back a bit,” says Jens Toornstra with a grin. “Al is the hole so large that we do not say that we titelkandidaat. But it is also ok for the time being from the underdogpositie to acting.”

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Feyenoord went down the undefeated leader of the League for peace with passion and aggression. The Locals expressed in two goals. The difference in experience with the mostly weak performances of the last few weeks was great. It fell Feyenoord last week against FC Groningen (1-0) after a strong start far back.


“I think that it is against an opponent such as PSV the easier it is to make you focus to maintain,” says Toornstra. “It shouldn’t be, but it is I think human that you are in some competitions that focus is sometimes lost. I’m not justifying that it happens. Against Groningen we started well, but after a while it dropped down the road from us and we were sloppy. Now that was not the case. We also had the full focus is needed to PSV to be able to win.”

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According to Toornstra played Feyenoord in the first half is nearly perfect. “As it should be. We were for peace lord and master.” The home team had in the second half backwards, because the attack looks more menacing was with Donyell Times in place of Gaston Pereiro. “PSV was to play otherwise, and we had a bit of trouble with it. They also get opportunities and then you have to rely on your defense and keeper,” said Toornstra.

Remarkable moment

Shortly after the aansluitingstreffer of Steven Bergwijn was from the audience a second ball in the Rotterdam zestienmetergebied thrown in with a chance of PSV. “A remarkable moment. But maybe that was for us good,” acknowledges Toornstra. “All in all we deserved to win. If we are Thursday also from VVV to win, we are on seven points. That is quite a bit better starting position than the sixteen points that it could have been.”

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