feyenoord look to keep up with eredivisie's pacesetters

14:30    01 Mar 2019

Players of Feyenoord
Feyenoord will be keen to keep up with the pacesetters in the Dutch Eredivisie when they host FC Emmen at the De Kuip on Sunday.

Catch live coverage of the clash on Fox Sports 1 from 17h35 CAT.

Feyenoord are winless in their last two league matches having drawn 1-1 with the defending champions PSV Eindhoven away last weekend

The draw saw Feyenoord remain third on the league standings - 13 points behind second log leaders, Ajax Amsterdam with 11 matches left.

They will look to their inspirational captain Robin Van Persie, who has hit the back of the net 11 times in the league this season.

Meanwhile, Emmen succumbed to their second successive league defeat when they lost 3-0 to Vitesse at home last weekend.

The defeat saw relegation-threatened Emmen remain 16th on the league standings - three points behind 11th-placed Heerenveen.

Their dangerman is Anco Emmen, who has found the back of the net five times in the league this season.

In Head-to-Head stats, Feyenoord and Emmen have clashed once in the Eredivisie history.

Feyenoord thumped Emmen 4-1 away in the first round clash earlier this season.

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