PSV Stadion - Eindhoven 19/09/2013 - 19:00CET (19:00 local time)

Group stage - Group B

PSV - Ludogorets
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Ludogorets catch PSV cold

Published: Thursday 19 September 2013, 21.06CET
PSV Eindhoven 0-2 PFC Ludogorets Razgrad
Roman Bezjak and Virgil Misidjan struck as the Bulgarian champions produced the first big shock result of the group stage.
by Derek Brookman
from PSV Stadion
Ludogorets catch PSV cold
Ludogorets's Roman Bezjak celebrates scoring his long-range opener at PSV ©AFP/Getty Images
 

Match statistics

PSV
Ludogorets

0

Goals scored

2

59

Possession (%)

41

18

Total attempts

11

6

on target

5

9

off target

5

3

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

1

5

Corners

4

0

Offsides

1

1

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

8

Fouls committed

12

12

Fouls suffered

7

553

Passes

390

462

completed

304

Lineups

psv

PSV

ludogorets

Ludogorets

21Zoet (GK)21V. Stoyanov (GK)
5Bruma (C)4Mäntylä
6Maher5Barthe
7Toivonen8Fábio Espinho
Yellow Card55
9Matavž9Bezjak
Goal60
Yellow Card79
Substitution81
13Arias17Dani Abalo
Yellow Card33
Substitution75
15Willems
Substitution44
18Dyakov (C)
Yellow Card68
19Bakkali
Substitution61
20Choco
22Depay
Yellow Card33
80Júnior Caiçara
27Hiljemark
Substitution77
84Marcelinho
29Hendrix93Misidjan
Goal74
Substitution89

Substitutes

1Tytoń (GK)91Čvorović (GK)
2Jørgensen
Substitution44
7Aleksandrov
Substitution75
8Schaars
Substitution77
11Juninho Quixadá
11Locadia14Burgzorg
14Jozefzoon23Zlatinski
Substitution81
26Brenet27Moţi
33Park Ji-Sung
Substitution61
73I. Stoyanov
Substitution89

Coaches

Phillip Cocu (NED) Stoicho Stoev (BUL)

Referee

Ivan Kružliak (SVK)

Press kits

Last updated: 19/09/2013 21:10 CET

Standings

Last updated: 20/09/2013 13:21 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 19 September 2013, 21.06CET

Ludogorets catch PSV cold

PSV Eindhoven 0-2 PFC Ludogorets Razgrad
Roman Bezjak and Virgil Misidjan struck as the Bulgarian champions produced the first big shock result of the group stage.

PFC Ludogorets Razgrad marked their UEFA Europa League debut with a deserved 2-0 Group B victory at PSV Eindhoven.

The first half was evenly balanced with chances at both ends but neither team managed to take control. The Bulgarian champions gradually gained the upper hand, though, and deservedly took all three points through fine second-half strikes from Roman Bezjak and Virgil Misidjan.

Both sides struggled to establish any early rhythm, although the visitors looked more coherent than a disjointed PSV. Yet it was Phillips Cocu's side who offered the first clear threat, Alexandre Barthe clearing off the line after Adam Maher lobbed keeper Vladislav Stoyanov. Bezjak almost fashioned an opening at the other end but could not get a clean contact on Dani Abalo's through ball, allowing Jeroen Zoet to save comfortably.

Shortly before half-time Jeffrey Bruma's header from a Zakaria Bakkali corner went a fraction wide, and Zoet had to react smartly to deny Fábio Espinho. Stoyanov then fisted away a Memphis Depay piledriver as the tempo increased, but the half ended goalless.

Tim Matavž clipped Depay's low cross narrowly over immediately after the restart, and Zoet denied Abalo soon after with a fine reflex save, but the young PSV keeper turned sinner on the hour mark, rushing from his box to clear a long through ball but only finding Bezjak, who expertly stroked home from all of 30 metres.

Dutchman Virgil Misidjan sealed the points with another composed finish. When the ball broke to him inside the box he curled a carefully-placed shot onto the post, then reacted quickest to convert the rebound.

The Eredivisie side introduced the experienced Stijn Schaars and Park Ji-Sung in attempt to retrieve the situation, but Ludogorets held on relatively comfortably to announce their arrival on the European stage.

Last updated: 21/09/13 0.02CET

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