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The team remains without a loss of points after victory in the top match against PSV

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The team remains without a loss of points after victory in the top match against PSV

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Feyenoord Sunday the Eredivisietopper in the Philips Stadion against PSV with 1-0 win and thus remains also after six duels without a loss of points for the ranking phase.

Eric Botteghin crowned itself the matchwinner in the 82nd minute off a corner kick for the only hit of the contest.

The team with eighteen points out of six duels spacious head and has now five points ahead of closest pursuers PSV and AZ, on Sunday, PEC Zwolle 2-0 to the side,.

Ajax can later on Sunday, also on five points of Feyenoord. The Locals must have three points left over at the uitduel with Heracles Almelo.

Self-confidence

With five competitiezeges plus the stunt against Manchester United (1-0) in the legs was Feyenoord Sunday blakend of self-confidence to Eindhoven. For trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst there was therefore no reason for his team or tactics to change.

On the hunt for the lead in the Eredivisie took PSV from the kick-off the initiative and got the best opportunities.

Luciano Narsingh was like earlier in the week in the Champions League against Atletico Madrid the most dangerous PSV-attacker. The attempts of the Locals lacked, however, sharpness and goalkeeper Brad Jones knew the Locals a couple of times excellent on the leg.

Feyenoord was for rest only once, really dangerous. Captain Dirk Kuijt sent striker Nicolai Jörgensen with a through ball only on the PSV-goal. Calculated full-Jetro Willems, who is regularly criticised for his lack of defensive abilities, grip, and knew a hit of the Dane to avoid.

Guts

In the second half, it was Feyenoord keeper Jones again put to the test but also the visitors showed more guts. Kuijt was close to a hit, but his header was by PSV midfielder Andres Guardado of the line met.

PSV coach Phillip Cocu tried the last half hour the profit to enforce with the young men, Steven Bergwijn (in place of Narsingh) and Bart Ramselaar (for Guardado), but his plan failed. Santiago Arias and Gaston Pereiro were still close to the opening goal but fell on the other side. The Brazilian Botteghin was in the penalty area poorly covered by a corner kick and was able to score.

PSV went on the hunt for the equalizer, but the excellent goalkeeper Jones made sure that Feyenoord still the maximum result, after six rounds.

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