AZ overcomes PSV 1-0 with a goal scored by V. Pavlidis

EINDHOVEN. AZ overcomes PSV 1-0 after V. Pavlidis scored just 1 goal (18').

AZ overcomes PSV 1-0 with a goal scored by V. Pavlidis

EINDHOVEN. AZ overcomes PSV 1-0 after V. Pavlidis scored just 1 goal (18′). PSV lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Philips Stadion stadium in Eindhoven on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Serdar Gözübüyük who was helped by Joost van Zuilen and Johan Balder. The 4th official was Edwin van de Graaf. The weather was mist. The temperature was quite cold at 6.6 degrees Celsius or 43.79 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 58 Ball Possession 42
Shots
  • 10 Total 10
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 8 Off Target 7
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 143 Attack 109
  • 65 Dangerous attack 19
  • 110 Ball safe​ 136
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 8 Total 12
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

PSV had a superior ball possession 58% while AZ was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

PSV had a more offensive attitude with 65 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, AZ found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

PSV shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, AZ shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

PSV didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, AZ received 2 yellow cards (Y. Sugawara and M. Kerkez).

Match Timeline

18'
V. Pavlidis(goal)J. Karlsson
38'
Y. Sugawara- Yellow
J. Branthwaite- sub ->A. Ramalho
46'
A. El-Ghazi- sub ->E. Gutierrez
46'
C. Gakpo(var)
56'
N. Madueke- sub ->X. Simons
66'
G. Til- sub ->A. El-Ghazi
74'
80'
M. de Wit- sub ->J. Karlsson
86'
M. Kerkez- Yellow
87'
M. Lahdo- sub ->V. Pavlidis
88'
R. Bazoer- sub ->M. Kerkez

Standings

After this encounter, PSV will stay with 30 points like Ajax and Feyenoord to climb in the 3rd place. On the other side, AZ will have 29 points to hold in the 4th place.

Next matches

PSV – Formation

PSV
G
W. Benítez 1.Argentina
6.2
D
P. Mwene 29.Austria
7.1
D
A. Ramalho Silva 5.Brazil
6.5
46'
D
P. Max 31.Germany
6.4
D
A. Obispo 4.Netherlands
6.1
M
6.8
46'
M
I. Sangaré 6.Côte d'Ivoire
6.9
M
J. Veerman 23.Netherlands
7.6
M
X. Simons 7.Netherlands
6.8
66'
M
C. Gakpo 11.Netherlands
6.7
F
L. de Jong 9.Netherlands
6.7
Substitutes
G
B. Waterman 24.Netherlands
G
J. Drommel 16.Netherlands
D
J. Branthwaite 22.England
7.0
46'
D
M. Ferreira 17.Brazil
D
J. Teze 3.Netherlands
D
K. Hoever 2.Netherlands
M
G. Til 20.Netherlands
6.6
74'
M
R. Ledezma 37.USA
F
C. Madueke 10.England
6.9
66'
F
Y. Vertessen 32.Belgium
F
A. El 21.Netherlands
6.6
46'

PSV started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Ruud van Nistelrooy decided to play with the following team: Walter Benítez (6.2), Phillipp Mwene (7.1), André Ramalho (6.5), Armando Obispo (6.1), Philipp Max (6.4), Ibrahim Sangaré (6.9), Érick Gutiérrez (6.8), Xavi Simons (6.8), Joey Veerman (7.6), Cody Gakpo (6.7) and Luuk de Jong (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Jarrad Branthwaite (7.0), Mauro Júnior, Boy Waterman, Noni Madueke (6.9), Jordan Teze, Yorbe Vertessen, Anwar El Ghazi (6.6), Guus Til (6.6), Joël Drommel, Richard Ledezma and Ki-Jana Hoever.

Substitutions

PSV made 4 changes: A. Ramalho for J. Branthwaite (46′), E. Gutierrez for A. El-Ghazi (46′), X. Simons for N. Madueke (66′) and A. El-Ghazi for G. Til (74′).

Best player: Joey Veerman​

The player that probably impressed the most for PSV was Joey Veerman.

His rating is (7.6) with 60 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

AZ – Formation

AZ
G
H. Verhulst 12.Netherlands
6.8
D
P. Hatzidiakos 3.Greece
7.1
D
Y. Sugawara 2.Japan
6.7
38'
D
S. Beukema 31.Netherlands
8.0
D
K. Milos 5.Hungary
6.9
88' 86'
M
J. Clasie 8.Netherlands
6.2
M
D. de Wit 10.Netherlands
6.8
M
T. Reijnders 6.Netherlands
7.0
F
V. Pavlidis 9.Greece
8.0
87' Goals18'
F
J. Odgaard 7.Denmark
6.9
F
J. Karlsson 11.Sweden
7.3
80'
Substitutes
G
P. Vindahl 1.Denmark
G
S. Westerveld 13.Netherlands
D
M. Dekker 22.Netherlands
D
M. De 34.Netherlands
6.2
80'
M
Z. Buurmeester 28.Netherlands
M
H. Evjen 18.Norway
M
P. Koopmeiners 14.Netherlands
M
F. De 32.Netherlands
M
R. Bazoer 25.Netherlands
6.3
88'
F
M. Lahdo 23.Sweden
87'

AZ started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Pascal Jansen played with: Hobie Verhulst (6.8), Yukinari Sugawara (6.7), Pantelis Hatzidiakos (7.1), Sam Beukema (8.0), Miloš Kerkez (6.9), Tijjani Reijnders (7.0), Dani de Wit (6.8), Jordy Clasie (6.2), Jens Odgaard (6.9), Vangelis Pavlidis (8.0) and Jesper Karlsson (7.3).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Maxim Dekker, Zico Buurmeester, Håkon Evjen, Peer Koopmeiners, Peter Vindahl Jensen, Mees de Wit (6.2), Sem Westerveld, Fedde De Jong, Mayckel Lahdo and Riechedly Bazoer (6.3).

Substitutions

AZ made 3 changes: J. Karlsson for M. de Wit (80′), V. Pavlidis for M. Lahdo (87′) and M. Kerkez for R. Bazoer (88′).

Best player: Vangelis Pavlidis​

The most impressive player for AZ was Vangelis Pavlidis.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 34 passes (64% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 14 duels out of 23.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.​