Van Ginkel helps PSV to return to profit in Excelsior

Van Ginkel helps PSV to return to profit in Excelsior

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PSV Saturday, the first competitieduel of 2017 won. The Locals won on their own field thanks to a hit from the returning Marco van Ginkel with 2-0 Excelsior.

Van Ginkel, who for the second time in a half season is rented from Chelsea, put his team in the first half on the lead. After peace was fellow midfielder Davy Pröpper there in reference to Andres Guardado 2-0.

It was only the second time this season that PSV at least two times scored during a thuisduel in the Premier league. On 26 november, the team against ADO Den Haag (3-1) for the first time.

In the Premier league continues to PSV despite the victory at the Excelsior the number three with 37 points from seventeen matches. Number two Ajax has the same number of points, but the Amsterdammers have a better goal difference and play on Sunday against PEC Zwolle.

The Excelsior coach Mitchell van der Gaag remains the number fifteen of the Eredivisie. The Kralingers have sixteen points and are four points above hekkensluiter Go Ahead Eagles.

PSV-Excelsior in the picture

Marco van Ginkel put PSV on 1-0.
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Bart Ramselaar hit for the rest of the crossing.
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Andres Guardado gave an assist in the 2-0.
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Phillip Cocu missed a number of players.
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From the first minute had PSV a preponderance in the Philips Stadium, even though the Locals against the defensive set Excelsior trouble to possess opportunities to come.

Excelsior goalkeeper Warner Hahn showed in the first half difficult to pass. Among others, Andres Guardado, Van Ginkel and Luuk de Jong found the Feyenoord-mercenary on their way. Bart Ramselaar hit with a shot to the intersection.

However, PSV is still in the first half on the lead. After an attack came the ball with Van Ginkel, who is close not failed. Still for peace were The Young and Pereiro opportunities to more.

Free kick

Early in the second half bite of the Excelsior for the first time. PSV goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet had to stretch themselves a free kick Hichaim Faik. Then it was the home team that matters in your hands.

Ramselaar and Gaston Pereiro gave the first opportunities, but they encountered again at Hahn. The keeper of Excelsior had in the 59th minute of no answer on a bet of Pröpper, who scored after a nice pass from Guardado.

Not much later, had captained The Young, the contest should decide when he escaped the offside trap. Eye-to-eye with Hahn shot the striker, however, high. In the sequel played PSV in the match quietly. Jorrit Hendrix if in the final stage, yet his comeback after a long time of injuries.

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