Santiago Giménez scored a blank in Feyenoord’s great comeback against Heerenveen – La Opinión

Santiago Giménez scored a blank in Feyenoord’s great comeback against Heerenveen – La Opinión

Santiago Giménez’s Feyenoord achieved an important victory this Sunday over Heerenveen (2-3) in a match that left a bittersweet taste in the Mexican forward who saw his streak of two games shaking the nets end.

The Rotterdam team completed a great comeback after being behind on the scoreboard on two occasions. A reaction in the last 15 minutes of the match, in which “Bebote” coincidentally was not present, allowed Feyenoord to keep the three points.

Santiago Gimenez, who had several chances in front of the rival goal although without luckwas substituted in the 75th minute, just a minute after the Brazilian Igor Paixao made it 2-2 for the Mexican team, who left his place for the Japanese Ayase Ueda to enter and scored the winning goal (m.88). .

Although the Mexican Santiago Giménez has a contract with Feyenoord until 2027, there has been speculation about a possible departure for the next campaign.
The image of the Mexican striker Santiago Giménez leaving the field to introduce the Japanese Ayesa Ueda has been repeated on several occasions during this Feyenoord season.

Feyenoord’s top scorer this season, with 22 goals in the Dutch championship, will now leave for the training camp. Mexico national team to play the semifinals of the Concacaf Nations League on Thursday against Panama at the AT&T Stadium in Texas.

Santiago Giménez has been harshly questioned in recent months for his weak start in 2024 in which he went up to eight games without being able to score since he did so in mid-January when the Eredivisie resumed after the break for the Christmas holidays.

However, the Mexican’s decline was not an impediment for him to continue in the fight among the top scorers of the tournament, where he has just one goal less than the leaders Luuk de Jong and Vangelis Pavlidis, nor did it affect the performance of his team that remains second in the table.

The summary of the great comeback achieved this Sunday by Feyenoord against Heerenven corresponding to matchday 29 of the Netherlands championship.

With the three points achieved this Sunday at home, the team led by Arne Slot remains second to PSV Eindhoven in the classification, from whom they are now separated by seven points, waiting for what the Amsterdam team does this day in their match against Twente at home.

With seven games left until the end of the season in the Dutch championship, Feyenoord maintains the hope of being able to make a splash against PSV, which has had an impressive pace in this campaign in which, still, waiting for what happens with the Twente, does not know defeat.

Feyenoord is the current champion of the Eredivisie, a title that it won largely thanks to the contribution of Mexican Santiago Giménez who, despite having a contract with the Rotterdam team until 2027, could end up leaving the team for the next campaign against the interest from several teams in the Old Continent.

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