Roma vs. Feyenoord Europa Conference League Final: The Special One’s Experience Will Show

By | May 24, 2022

We enjoy the second of this season’s three UEFA organised finals as Roma face Feyenoord in the deciding match of the Europa Conference League.

This match is scheduled to kick off on Wednesday at 20:00 GMT, with the final played at the Arena Kombetare in Tirana, Albania. A capacity crowd will be in attendance, with millions more worldwide watching the play on television and live streaming apps.

This is a great chance for either Roma of Italy or the Dutch side Feyenoord to win a European trophy and enter the history books as the inaugural winner of this trophy. The Europa Conference League is a new competition launched last season by UEFA, with Wednesday’s final being the first of its kind, so there’s all to play for.

Roma vs. Feyenood Betting Odds and Matchup Information

Matchup Information

  • This match is the first final of the Europa Conference League after UEFA launched the competition last year.
  • Roma warmed up for this match with an impressive 3-0 away win over Torino in the Italian Serie A on Friday.
  • Feyenoord were last seen in competitive action at the weekend when losing 2-1 at home against FC Twente, but that match was on Sunday 15th May.
  • Venue & Location: Arena Kombetare (Tirana, Albania)
  • Kick-Off Time: 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (9:00 p.m. local time)

Roma vs. Feyenoord Betting Odds

Odds are from Caesars Sportsbook. Odds from our other top reviewed and recommended sportsbooks may also be included in this article.

Moneyline

  • Roma to win +125
  • Draw +240
  • Feyenoord to win +210

Over/Under

  • Over 2.5 goals -115
  • Under 2.5 goals -115

Mourinho and Roma are back on the big stage

The final of a major club competition in Europe wouldn’t be the same without experienced manager Jose Mourinho.

The Portuguese boss formerly of Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League has enjoyed much success in UEFA tournaments, guiding major teams to memorable wins.

Jose is known simply to soccer followers as the special one, and his list of achievements explains why. He has already lifted some of soccer’s best-loved trophies, including the Champions League and the UEFA Cup, so there’s nothing here that is going to faze the experienced gaffer.

They finished sixth in the league, winning only one of their last five, but there are a few clues we can take from that run.

Roma have already played five times in what was a hectic finish to the season, and the stats show at least one team failed to score in four of those games. The spare was a 1-1 draw at home to Venezia in Serie A recently, and they conceded a goal inside 60 seconds that day.

People’s Club battled through

The People’s Club have also given their fans something to cheer in Europe on more than one occasion, winning the European Cup in 1970, UEFA Cup in 1974 and 2002 and the Intercontinental Cup in 1970.

This is a great chance to add to that already impressive honour’s list with Feyenoord potentially just 90 minutes away from winning the Europa Conference League trophy.

One more win on the continent will make Feyenoord the first winners of this trophy, reminding fans and critics that the Rotterdam remains a force to be reckoned with.

When looking through the recent stats of Feyenoord, we note that they lost their last outing but have been afforded more recovery time than their opponents, and that could help their cause.

The Dutch side haven’t been in action since losing 2-1 at home against FC Twente on 11th May, which will be a fortnight of rest, recovery and preparation for this match.

Feyenoord have won only one of their last four, and we won’t get too carried away with a 1-0 win over an Eagles side that finished 13th in the Dutch league and won just 10 of 34 games.

Recent results favor few goals in Tirana

Taking no in the both teams to score market would have landed backers a winning bet in Roma’s 3-0 win over Torino last time but also a 2-0 defeat to Fiorentina, 1-0 win over Leicester City in the semi-final of this competition and a goalless draw at home to Bologna a few weeks ago.

Roma’s last five results

  • Won 3-0
  • Drew 1-1
  • Lost 2-0
  • Won 1-0
  • Drew 0-0

The last five games in Roma’s season show a mixed bag, with the team enjoying success in this competition but struggling to nail down the consistency needed to challenge for glory in Serie A.

Feyenoord’s last five results

  • Lost 2-1
  • Won 1-0
  • Drew 2-2
  • Drew 0-0
  • Won 3-1

When glancing at their form, we note there have been more activity in Feyenoord’s recent games than Roma’s, but we can’t help but notice at least one team has failed to score in two of their last four in all competitions.

They ended goalless against Marseille in this competition, then hung on for a 1-0 away win over Go Ahead Eagles, with the winner scored late in the game.

Roma vs. Feyenoord Betting Tip #1 – No both teams to score (+115 at Caesars Sportsbook)

Head to head stats for Roma vs. Feyenoord

The history books show these teams have met only twice before, with those games played back in 2015 in the Europa League. Roma were unbeaten in those two games, and that will offer confidence to backers ahead of this renewal.

The Italians held on for a 1-1 draw at home in the first meeting with a goal from Gervinho on 22 minutes matched by a Colin Karim-Richards equaliser in the second half. Roma won the second match, but it was another tight affair, collecting a 2-1 result.

Feyenoord failed to score in their last Europa Conference League match, ending goalless with Marseille in France. Roma did what they do best, digging out a narrow win when beating Leicester City 1-0 in Italy.

This match should be a tight affair, but look for Roma and their fans to have something to celebrate late into the night in Tirana.

Roma vs. Feyenoord Betting Tip #2 – Under 2.5 goals (-110 at FanDuel)

Roma vs. Feyenoord Betting Tip #3 – Roma to lift the cup (-146 at FanDuel)

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