Feyenoord starts Sunday with Liam Kelly in the base at the home game with FC Utrecht. De Ier makes his debut in the starting line-up at De Kuip.
Trainer Jaap Stam does not appeal to Orhun Kökçü and Wouter Burger, two players who were in the starting line-up last week. They start on the couch, just like Leroy Fer.
In the back, Rick Karsdorp returns after he was not allowed to play in the European meeting with Dinamo Tbilisi. For the rest, the rear guard remains intact. Stam calls in the front on Steven Berghuis, Luis Sinisterra, Luciano Narsingh and Sam Larsson.
The new acquisition Edgar Miguel Ié starts on the couch. The defender was rented from Trabzonspor earlier this week for a season.
At Utrecht, among others, Gyrano Church is kicking off. The coveted attacker extended his contract with the Domstones earlier this week.
Feyenoord FC Utrecht starts at 4.45 p.m. Pol van Boekel is on the referee.
Setup Feyenoord: Vermeer; Karsdorp, Botteghin, Van der Heijden, Haps; Kelly, Berghuis, Tapia; Larsson, Narsingh, Sinisterra.
FC Utrecht set-up: Paes; Klaiber, Hoogma, Janssen, Guwara; Strieder, Gustafson, Maher; Church, Abass, Joosten.