Feyenoord aims to continue their success in the UEFA Europa Leagueafter securing a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk in the first leg of the quarterfinals.
The Dutch team is now focused on their upcoming home game against Shakhtar, which could determine their chances of winning the continental tournament.
With Feyenoord leading the Eredivisie, their match against Shakhtar is a crucial step towards advancing further in the Europa League.
A win at home is essential for Santiago Gimnez‘s team, as a tie would lead to overtime and potentially penalties. However, their aspirations have multiplied following the draw against the Ukrainian side, putting them in a strong position to progress to the next round.
Last season, Feyenoord came close to winning the UEFA Conference League, only to lose in the final against Roma. This season, they have demonstrated excellent football, elevating them to the top of their category.
Santiago Gimnez shines at Feyenoord, could help secure pass
One player who has been instrumental in Feyenoord’s success is Mexican forward Santiago Gimnez. The center forward has established himself as a key player, scoring goals and providing assists to help Feyenoord lead the Eredivisie. Unfortunately, he was unable to play in the first leg against Shakhtar, but is expected to be ready for the return leg on March 16 at the legendary De Kuip Stadium.
Gimnez has worked hard to improve his game and become a successful player in Europe, despite being left out of the Mexican National Team in the last FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Currently, he has scored 11 goals with Feyenoord this season, including in the Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and the UEFA Europa League.
Feyenoord’s upcoming game against Shakhtar will be crucial for their chances of winning the Europa League. With Gimnez leading the way, the Dutch team will look to secure a home victory and advance to the next round of the competition.