Feyenoord attacker, Elijah thinks that PSV away is in battle for title
Southampton attacker Eljero Elia is that PSV as well as it certainly has fallen off in the fight for the championship title, after the Locals Sunday with a 2-1 lost in The Cockpit. The difference in the rankings had increased to eleven points.
“PSV is the way, eleven points is a very big hole,” said Elijah, who is with the Club still five points ahead of number two Ajax.
“This is for Feyenoord’s biggest chance in sixteen years to be champion. We are very close, but we need to stay sharp and week-to-week life. It will be important weeks for Feyenoord and Rotterdam.”
The basis for the victory at PSV put Feyenoord in the initial phase, when the team of Giovanni van Bronckhorst visitors on all fronts aftroefde and through Jens Toornstra on the 1-0 came. “That first twenty minutes was our best stage of this season, we were lord and master”, says Elia.
“We are on top of folded, we went in the opening phase right through them. On the left we came over it, on the right, on the society we flew over it; we felt pretty strong. But after the 1-0 we had PSV more on the ball and when they scored eventually. That we still won is mainly due to the character that we have shown.”
Feyenoord-PSV in the picture
The match between Feyenoord and PSV in The Cockpit was preceded by a beautiful sfeeractie.
Feyenoord-captain Dirk Kuijt started on the bench.
Feyenoord came after just nine minutes of play on a 1-0 lead by a goal by Jens Toornstra.
The midfielder was the terminus of a beautiful Rotterdam attack.
PSV midfielder Marco van Ginkel got to rest a tap from Steven Berghuis to process and had to be injured to the side.
Gaston Pereiro brought PSV in the 62nd minute at the same height.
Jan-Arie van der Heijden put Feyenoord are short for time, with the help of the doellijntechnologie at 2-1.
The header from the defender was by PSV goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet a millimeter behind the goal line and turned, as demonstrated in the doellijntechnologie on the watch of an arbitrator Bas Nijhuis.
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At the time that the 2-1 fell, an own goal from PSV goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet, Elijah was already changed. He had earlier in the second half, still nice action in the house, which he Santiago Arias by the legs played.
“I saw from the week of Hakim Ziyech at Ajax against Legia Warsaw already has the movement. I sat with a friend on the bank to look and he said, why do you do that never? Then I said: okay, I’m going Sunday against PSV also. And it worked perfectly.”
Not much later, Elia is injured to the side and came Bilal Basaçikoglu for him in the field. According to the 30-year-old winger, however, it is not serious.
“I had a few taps, making my ankle at a given moment, all was stuck. I could no longer run. But the doctor has already said that it is not too bad. It is not broken or bruised, but only to heavily taxed. I have this week but as my rest packs and then pop in the direction of the title.”
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