Feyenoord vs Union BerlinUEFA Europa League Conference, KO: 17:45 Oct 21, 2021, De Kuip
Feyenoord host Union Berlin in a Europa Conference League Group E clash at De Kuip with both sides looking to build on wins in their previous fixtures. Both clubs have shown some attacking quality lately and are likely to serve up goals in this one.
Feyenoord earned a 2-1 victory over Slavia Prague in their previous outing in the competition. Orkun Kokcu and Bryan Linssen got the goals as they bounced back from a 0-0 draw with Maccabi Haifa in their opening fixture.
Arne Slot’s men are winless in their last two matches and were held to a 2-2 draw by RKC Waalwijk in the Eredivisie last Saturday. They have a good home record and are unbeaten in their last 10 matches at De Kuip, claiming eight wins in that run.
Feyenoord have plenty of quality in attack and have scored at least two goals in each of their last eight home matches. They often struggle defensively and have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last five matches across all competitions.
Union Berlin were also victorious in their previous Conference League fixture as they eased to a 3-0 victory over Maccabi Haifa. Andreas Voglsammer opened the scoring in the first half while Kevin Behrens and Taiwo Awoniyi were also on target.
Urs Fischer's men are having a solid campaign and have suffered just one defeat in their last five matches. They head into Thursday’s clash off the back of a 2-0 victory over Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday with Taiwo Awoniyi once again on target.
Union Berlin often struggle on their travels and have lost two of their last three away matches. They have also been poor defensively, conceding eight goals in those three matches.
How the bookies view it
Head to head
This will be the first ever meeting between Feyenoord and Union Berlin.
Players to watch
Striker Bryan Linssen and midfielder Guus Til have impressed for Feyenoord this season, combining for 12 goals so far. The Dutch side has scored at least two goals in their last eight home matches and both men can ensure they score over 1.5 goals at 4/5 with bet365.
Taiwo Awoniyi has scored in his last three matches for Union Berlin and will be the one tasked with providing the goals on Thursday. The Nigerian striker can ensure the Germans find the net at 1/4 with Vbet.
Anything else catch the eye?
Feyenoord have seen over 3.5 goals in three of their last four home matches and could be set for a repeat at 20/13 with SBK. They have also grabbed the opening goal in their last eight home matches and could be backed to score first at 5/6 with Sporting Index.
Feyenoord have scored in both halves in three of their last four home matches and Thursday’s clash can be tipped to follow a similar pattern at 2/1 with bet365.
This UEFA Europa League Conference match between Feyenoord and Union Berlin will be played on Oct 21, 2021 and kick off at 17:45. Check below for our tipsters best Feyenoord vs Union Berlin prediction. You may also visit our dedicated betting previews section for the most up to date previews.