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PSV dampen ten-man Metalist's hopes

Published: Thursday 30 September 2010, 20.50CET
FC Metalist Kharkiv 0-2 PSV Eindhoven
The hosts' hopes of building on their record win at Debreceni VSC were ended in the space of four first-half minutes.
PSV dampen ten-man Metalist's hopes
Balázs Dzsudzsák was on target for PSV ©Getty Images

Match statistics

MetalistPSV

Goals scored0
2
Attempts on target2
 
2
Attempts off target3
 
7
Corners2
 
3
Offsides2
 
3
Fouls committed7
 
26
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards1
 
0

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Published: Thursday 30 September 2010, 20.50CET

PSV dampen ten-man Metalist's hopes

FC Metalist Kharkiv 0-2 PSV Eindhoven
The hosts' hopes of building on their record win at Debreceni VSC were ended in the space of four first-half minutes.

PSV Eindhoven struck twice midway through the first period as ten-man FC Metalist Kharkiv were brought back to earth in UEFA Europa League Group I.

Expectations were high among the home support following their 5-0 win at Debreceni VSC a fortnight ago. Yet if the torrential rain did not dampen spirits, a four-minute spell just before the half-hour mark did the job. The hosts emerged from it trailing to goals from Balázs Dzsudzsák, a penalty, and Marcus Berg. And, crucially, a man down after Cristian Villagra was sent off.

There had been little to choose between the sides until then as they struggled to come to terms with the inclement conditions. That all changed when Villagra was dismissed after clipping the lively Ola Toivonen's heels inside the penalty area. Dzsudzsák sent Vladimir Dišljenković the wrong way from the spot.

It went from bad to worse for Myron Markevich's side, as Erik Pieters' weighted pass released Berg. The Swedish international deftly chipped over the goalkeeper, and though the ball almost stopped dead in the sodden turf, it just about trickled over the line before Olexandr Romanchuk could intervene. It was all a far cry from a fortnight ago for Metalist.

It could have been worse before the interval, as Toivonen rattled the crossbar from distance with Dišljenković well beaten. Markevich had seen enough, opting for damage limitation after the restart as Sani Kaita was brought on to plug midfield. It brought some success, even if Berg, Dzsudzsák and Toivonen had chances to extend PSV's lead. The harm had already been done though.

Last updated: 02/10/10 2.14CET

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Lineups

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Metalist

psv

PSV

81
DišljenkovićVladimir Dišljenković (GK)
1
IsakssonAndreas Isaksson (GK)
2
RomanchukOleksandr Romanchuk
2
MarceloMarcelo
Yellow Card78
3
VillagraCristian Villagra
Red Card26
6
BergMarcus Berg
5
ShelayevOleh Shelayev
7
ToivonenOla Toivonen
7
ValyayevSerhiy Valyayev
Substitution46
8
EngelaarOrlando Engelaar
Goal30
8
EdmarEdmar
9
LensJeremain Lens
9
VorobeyAndriy Vorobey
Substitution31
13
HutchinsonAtiba Hutchinson
15
FininhoFininho
14
PietersErik Pieters
22
ObradovićMilan Obradović (C)
18
BoumaWilfred Bouma
Yellow Card42
Substitution65
30
GueyePapa Gueye
20
AfellayIbrahim Afellay (C)
Substitution83
77
TaisonTaison
Yellow Card36
22
DzsudzsákBalázs Dzsudzsák
Goal27
Substitution75

Substitutes

20
StartsevMaksym Startsev (GK)
31
Cássio RamosCássio Ramos (GK)
4
BerezovchukAndriy Berezovchuk
4
RodríguezFrancisco Rodríguez
Substitution65
11
OliynykDenys Oliynyk
Substitution31
Substitution82
5
VukovićJagoš Vuković
16
PostupalenkoAnton Postupalenko
Substitution82
10
KoevermansDanny Koevermans
17
PshenychnykhSerhiy Pshenychnykh
11
AmrabatNordin Amrabat
Substitution75
37
BordianVitalie Bordian
15
WuytensStijn Wuytens
42
KaitaSani Kaita
Substitution46
28
BakkalOtman Bakkal
Substitution83

Coach

Myron Markevich (UKR) Fred Rutten (NED)

Referee

Tony Chapron (FRA)

Assistant referees

Emmanuel Boisdenghien (FRA), Fredji Harchay (FRA)

Fourth official

Alexandre Castro (FRA)

Additional assistant referees

Olivier Thual (FRA), Clément Turpin (FRA)

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