Feyenoord go to Enschede Saturday where FC Twente form the opposition in the season’s second away fixture in a 8pm kick-off. The Rotterdammers will be hoping to erase the memory of last year’s corresponding meeting, when the home side grabbed two goals in the dying minutes to take all three points. Worse was to follow, because FC Twente also went on to win in the Kuip later on in the campaign.

Bert van Marwijk is not fooled by the Tukkers poor start this season. 'Twente can play a lot better than they’ve shown so far. They only have one point and a new coach, so we won’t be waltzing over them.' Van Marwijk looks set to start with a much-changed side. Both Sebastián Pardo and Chong-gug Song were among the ‘A’ Team in training, as Christian Gyan and Anthony Lurling stepped down a rung. The coach confirmed that Song is ready to go. 'I’m not saying he will play, but Song has really got involved. He can play in any position on the right, made an excellent impression in training and is learning very quickly. That’s the reason I’m taking him to Enschede.' The same goes for Pardo more or less. The Chilean carried out Van Marwijk’s instructions on the left in full against Excelsior. 'He is always in the right place with the right solution. He’s almost always available. However, there is one big but for both Pardo and Song and that is that they would function even better if they could communicate. That is naturally a problem. It’s something I have to consider, and there are risks involved.' Van Marwijk will be happy to have a relatively large squad at his disposal, with the Champions League just around the corner. 'The squad is relatively well-balanced,’ the coach admitted, ‘although the centre of gravity is in attack. That’s where the competition for places is greatest.' He’s not the only one hoping the result will be goals, starting against FC Twente. PROBABLE TEAM Zoetebier; Emerton, Van Wonderen, Paauwe, Van Haaren; Song, Bosvelt, Ono, Pardo; Buffel, Van Hooijdonk FIVE-YEAR FORM HOME 24/2/2002 Feyenoord 1-2 FC Twente 27/8/2001 Feyenoord 5-1 FC Twente 14/5/2001 Feyenoord 1-1 FC Twente 9/5/1999 Feyenoord 3-1 FC Twente 14/12/1997 Feyenoord 2-2 FC Twente AWAY 19/12/2001 FC Twente 3-2 Feyenoord 27/8/2000 FC Twente 1-2 Feyenoord 7/11/1999 FC Twente 3-3 Feyenoord 4/10/1998 FC Twente 1-1 Feyenoord 15/2/1998 FC Twente 0-0 Feyenoord
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