Feyenoord booked a victory on Saturday in the last test before the start of the European season.

The team of the new trainer Arne Slot was 2-1 too strong for Werder Bremen in De Kuip.

In Germany, AZ went down 1-0 against RB Leipzig.

In Rotterdam Feyenoord took the lead early on through Jens Toornstra, who rounded off nicely after a nice pass from Marcos Senesi.

Josh Sargent equalized in the first half, with Leroy Fer and Senesi not convincing defensively.

After the break, Feyenoord gave the supporters in De Kuip reason to cheer, when Orkun Kökcü hit from a penalty that was awarded after a foul on Tyrell Malacia.

A setback was that Luis Sinisterra had to leave the field with an injury in the final minutes.

It is still unclear how serious the injury of the Colombian, who has often suffered from injuries.

Feyenoord booked the third victory in five exhibition matches.

Earlier, AEK (3-1) and FC Zurich (1-0) were defeated.

A 1-1 draw against KAA Gent and Young Boys beat Slot's team 0-2.

On Thursday FC Drita from Kosovo will be the opponent in the second heat of the Conference League.

A week after the match on Kosovar soil, the return in De Kuip follows.

In between, they practice against PAOK.

Feyenoord's basic line-up against Werder Bremen:


Pedersen, Fer, Senesi, Malacia;

Toornstra, Kokcu, Til;

Linssen, Bozenik, Sinisterra.

Jens Toornstra scored the opening goal against Werder Bremen.

Jens Toornstra scored the opening goal against Werder Bremen.

Photo: Pro Shots

Boadu falls in against Leipzig

AZ suffered its first defeat in preparation for the new season.

Leipzig, last season's number two in Germany, won the match 1-0.

Lazar Samardzic scored just after the break.

Myron Boadu participated in the second half at AZ.

The striker is emphatically linked to AS Monaco and was missing because of those transfer rumors during previous matches in the team.

AZ started the preparation for the new season with victories over NEC (4-1) and TOP Oss (3-0), after which a 1-1 draw against both Anderlecht and KRC Genk.

The Alkmaarders will play in the third preliminary round of the Europa League later this month.

Basic line-up AZ against RB Leipzig:


Sugawara, Letschert, Martins Indi, Oosting;

Clasie, De Wit, Reijnders;

Evjen, Pavlidis, Karlsson.

At AZ Vangelis Pavlidis started in the point of the attack.

At AZ Vangelis Pavlidis started in the point of the attack.

Photo: ANP

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