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PSV continue to rise as Debrecen fall

Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 22.50CET
PSV Eindhoven 3-0 Debreceni VSC
A comfortable win strengthened PSV's position at the Group I summit and eliminated the Hungarian club from the competition.
PSV continue to rise as Debrecen fall
Ibrahim Afellay scored PSV's opener ©Getty Images

Match statistics

PSVDebrecen

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target10
 
2
Attempts off target4
 
7
Corners5
 
5
Offsides2
 
0
Fouls committed17
 
15
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 22.50CET

PSV continue to rise as Debrecen fall

PSV Eindhoven 3-0 Debreceni VSC
A comfortable win strengthened PSV's position at the Group I summit and eliminated the Hungarian club from the competition.

PSV Eindhoven strengthened their position at the top of Group I by recording a 3-0 home victory against Debreceni VSC which eliminated the Hungarian club from the UEFA Europa League.

Point-less after their opening three games in the section, Debrecen were outplayed in the opening exchanges and did well to hold out for 22 minutes until Ibrahim Afellay opened the scoring from long range. Jonathan Reis and substitute Stijn Wuytens also finished coolly late in either half, leaving PSV needing a point from two games to progress.

Balázs Dzsudzsák scored the winner in the corresponding fixture a fortnight ago, and was in lively form again against his former employers. The Hungarian international signalled PSV's intent by cutting inside Zoltán Nagy and letting fly with a shot watched all the way by Mindaugas Malinauskas.

Ola Toivonen had a clearer opportunity in the 18th minute, heading over unopposed from a central position six metres from goal, but his captain Afellay showed him how to do it soon after when fizzing a low shot into the corner after being found by Dzsudzsák's back-heel.

Jeremain Lens and Toivonen, with a curled effort against the post, both could have doubled the lead before Reis did just that by adding the finishing touch to a sweeping move involving Orlando Engelaar and Toivonen.

Péter Czvitkovics could have levelled before Reis's strike when curling a shot wide from a promising position, and the No9 looked determined to make amends with a sweet strike saved by Andreas Isaksson just after the restart.

The keeper was also at full stretch to keep out Ádám Bódi as Debrecen took the game to PSV, although Dzsudzsák and Toivenen both struck the woodwork as the Dutch club regained the initiative. Wuytens, a 77th-minute replacement for Erik Pieters, completed the scoring as full time approached.

Last updated: 17/11/10 13.55CET

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Lineups

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PSV

debrecen

Debrecen

1
IsakssonAndreas Isaksson (GK)
31
MalinauskasMindaugas Malinauskas (GK)
2
MarceloMarcelo
4
ŠimacDajan Šimac
7
ToivonenOla Toivonen
24
MijadinoskiMirsad Mijadinoski
Yellow Card90
8
EngelaarOrlando Engelaar
27
BódiÁdám Bódi
Substitution73
9
LensJeremain Lens
Substitution64
28
Z. NagyZoltán Nagy
13
HutchinsonAtiba Hutchinson
30
KissZoltán Kiss
14
PietersErik Pieters
Substitution77
33
J. VargaJózsef Varga
18
BoumaWilfred Bouma
Yellow Card38
Substitution46
39
CoulibalyAdamo Coulibaly
20
AfellayIbrahim Afellay (C)
Goal22
55
SzakályPéter Szakály
22
DzsudzsákBalázs Dzsudzsák
77
CzvitkovicsPéter Czvitkovics (C)
30
ReisJonathan Reis
Goal44
86
Z. LaczkóZsolt Laczkó
Yellow Card64

Substitutes

31
Cássio RamosCássio Ramos (GK)
87
VerpeczIstván Verpecz (GK)
4
RodríguezFrancisco Rodríguez
Substitution46
6
Luis RamosLuis Ramos
6
BergMarcus Berg
7
DombiTibor Dombi
Substitution73
10
KoevermansDanny Koevermans
18
MátéPéter Máté
11
AmrabatNordin Amrabat
20
MbengonoYannick Mbengono
15
WuytensStijn Wuytens
Substitution77
Goal88
21
FodorMarcell Fodor
28
BakkalOtman Bakkal
Substitution64
22
BernáthCsaba Bernáth

Coach

Fred Rutten (NED) András Herczeg (HUN)

Referee

Mark Courtney (NIR)

Assistant referees

Eamon Shanks (NIR), Paul Munn (NIR)

Fourth official

David Malcolm (NIR)

Additional assistant referees

Alan Black (NIR), Raymond Crangle (NIR)

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