Despite the laundry list of injuries, Dick Advocaat has not made a basic place for João Teixeira for Fortuna Sittard – Feyenoord. The Portuguese midfielder has not yet convinced his trainer.
Teixeira is losing the competition in De Kuip for the time being from Mark Diemers, Jens Toornstra and Orkun Kökcü. “This midfield is a bit more solid,” says Advocaat FOX Sports. “João will have to earn his position anyway. I think it will take him some effort. It should be that I will not doubt and I still have doubts. Not about his qualities, but there is more to it than just his qualities. “
Lawyer misses nine players in Sittard. “But we still have a group of nineteen men and we only need eleven,” he says soberly. “I still think we have a good team. And if I didn’t think that, I would never say it. You shouldn’t feed that. The ones out there should feel important. And they are,” otherwise they won’t play for Feyenoord. “