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De Jong strike delights PSV

Published: Wednesday 20 October 2004, 23.57CET
Rosenborg BK 1-2 PSV Eindhoven John de Jong's late winner moves the Dutch visitors top of Group E.

Match statistics

RosenborgPSV

Goals scored1
 
2
Attempts on target2
 
4
Attempts off target9
 
6
Corners5
 
1
Offsides3
 
1
Fouls committed17
 
20
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
1

Standings

Last updated: 03/10/2013 16:21 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Wednesday 20 October 2004, 23.57CET

De Jong strike delights PSV

Rosenborg BK 1-2 PSV Eindhoven John de Jong's late winner moves the Dutch visitors top of Group E.

By Stuart Clark at Lerkendal stadium

A goal from John de Jong four minutes from time earned PSV Eindhoven three important UEFA Champions League points away against Rosenborg BK to move the Dutch side top of Group E.

Late winner
The midfield player struck in the 86th minute as PSV became the first away side to win a Champions League match in Trondheim in more than three years. PSV, who finished the game with ten men, lead the section with six points, while Rosenborg are fourth with a single point. The reverse fixture takes place on 2 November.

New-look strike force
Rosenborg fielded a new attacking lineup with Øyvind Storflor and Thorstein Helsted supporting striker Frode Johnsen in an adventurous 4-3-3 formation. PSV welcomed back veteran Philip Cocu in defence while Jefferson Farfán returned in midfield, Michael Lamey and Alex giving way.

Positive intent
Both sides had chances in the early minutes as each demonstrated attacking intentions. However, too many long passes meant that Rosenborg's Jan Gunnar Solli was forced to chase the ball rather than act as the central pivot between attack and defence, which allowed the visitors the opportunity to threaten with swift counterattacks.

De Jong denied
The best chance of the first 20 minutes fell to De Jong, who wrong-footed the defence only to fail to beat Rosenborg goalkeeper Espen Johnsen from five metres. However, the Norwegian champions also threatened, with a Fredrik Winsnes free-kick followed by a well-placed corner showing that Rosenborg were keen to impress having lost four of their last five Tippeligaen games.

Farfán breakthrough
PSV slowed the pace of the game down and took full advantage of a static Rosenborg defence to take the lead in the 26th minute. Vennegoor of Hesselink found himself with time and space to control and turn before playing in Farfán, who timed his run perfectly to prod between the legs of Espen Johnsen.

Storflor chances
Undeterred, the home team continued to bombard PSV with a succession of long, high passes, but the Dutch side's compact defence held firm, although Storflor did fail to convert two chances in quick succession.

Well-worked equaliser
Rosenborg then changed their tactics to play the ball through midfield and Ola By Rise's team were immediately rewarded for their increase in tempo, equalising with three minutes of the first half left. Captain Erik Hoftun began the move, finding Ståle Stensaas who broke down the left to the by-line before crossing for Storflor to head in.

Storflor flair
Rosenborg started the second half full of punch and again it was left winger Storflor who was the inspiration, lifting both his team-mates and the crowd. Hoftun nearly put the home team ahead following a corner seven minutes after the restart as PSV were pushed back.

Important stop
The Dutch side weathered the storm, however, and Farfán's free-kick forced Espen Johnsen to produce a flying stop two minutes before the hour, before De Jong blazed over when well placed.

Rosenborg on top
With Daniel Braathen replacing Helstad on the right, Rosenborg began to threaten again, fulfilling Rise's pre-match promise to play with dedication and intelligence. PSV in contrast seemed satisfied with the draw, sitting deep and relying on the occasional counterattack.

Late winner
With the match drifting towards a draw and time running out, Vennegoor of Hesselink created his second goal of the night, beating Hoftun in the air and finding De Jong, who duly volleyed beyond Johnsen. Despite a last foray by Rosenborg, and the dismissal of Ji-Sung Park after the midfield player collected a second yellow card in added time, Guus Hiddink's side held on.

Last updated: 21/10/04 10.30CET

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Lineups

rosenborg

Rosenborg

psv

PSV

1
Espen JohnsenEspen Johnsen (GK)
1
GomesHeurelho Gomes (GK)
3
HoftunErik Hoftun (C)
3
Lee Young-PyoLee Young-Pyo
4
WinsnesFredrik Winsnes
5
BoumaWilfred Bouma
6
StrandRoar Strand
6
Van BommelMark van Bommel (C)
8
RussellRobbie Russell
7
Park Ji-SungPark Ji-Sung
Yellow Card37
Red Card90+2
9
Frode JohnsenFrode Johnsen
Substitution83
8
CocuPhillip Cocu
10
RisethVidar Riseth
Yellow Card74
9
Vennegoor of HesselinkJan Vennegoor of Hesselink
Substitution90
11
SolliJan Gunnar Solli
14
VogelJohann Vogel
17
StorflorØyvind Storflor
Goal42
16
LuciusTheo Lucius
21
StensaasStåle Stensaas
17
FarfánJefferson Farfán
Goal26
Substitution82
24
HelstadThorstein Helstad
Substitution66
25
De JongJohn de Jong
Goal86

Substitutes

30
RønningenIvar Rønningen (GK)
21
ZoetebierEdwin Zoetebier (GK)
16
HansénTorjus Hansén
11
BeasleyDaMarcus Beasley
Substitution82
18
GeorgeChrister George
15
VonlanthenJohan Vonlanthen
22
BrattbakkHarald Brattbakk
Substitution83
19
LameyMichael Lamey
25
BraatenDaniel Braaten
Substitution66
22
FehérCsaba Fehér
33
DorsinMikael Dorsin
35
SibonGerald Sibon
Substitution90

Coach

Ola By Rise (NOR) Guus Hiddink (NED)

Referee

Alain Sars (FRA)

Assistant referees

Jean-Paul Chaudre (FRA), Patrick Reinbold (FRA)

Fourth official

Philippe Kalt (FRA)

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