The expensive error of Ajax was Sunday afternoon immediately followed by a surprisingly easy victory of leader PSV in The Cockpit. The Locals won the match with 3-1 from the dreaded Feyenoord. Therefore, the team of coach Phillip Cocu an additional blow to competitor and archrival Ajax.
Steven Bergwijn is very effective against Feyenoord
PSV received shortly before the contest an extra boost, after the good news came from Amsterdam. Competitor Ajax had just points spilled against ADO Den Haag (0-0), giving the Locals the mutual difference could increase up to seven points. Again with the stunning Marco van Ginkel in the ranks and Gaston Pereiro substitute the suspended Hirving Lozano seemed to be the team of coach Phillip Cocu in the first half very aware of this.
PSV came razor sharp and put Feyenoord directly with the back against the wall. The People, who without Robin van Persie aantraden, were not covered by the Local press. After 23 minutes PSV earned a competitive edge. A cross from Steven Bergwijn ended up exactly on the head of the detached Santiago Arias: 0-1.
PSV celebrates the opening goal Santiago Arias
Ten minutes before the rest hit the leader again. After a slip of Bart Nieuwkoop could Bergwijn free by Brad Jones. The rollertje of the PSV-attacker ended up through the inside of the post in the Rotterdam goal: 0-2. That seemed to PSV the traditionally tricky duel in The Cockpit for a rest in the slot to throw. Feyenoord-trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst exchanged in the peace Steven Berghuis for Jean-Paul Boëtius.
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That picked up after ten minutes in the second half, so at the first Rotterdam attack was the direct touch. A cross from Boëtius found the head of Tonny Vilhena, who cleverly obstinate touch headlined: 1-2. The joy at Feyenoord was but of short duration. Jones responded a few minutes bad on a shot from Bergwijn and tapped the ball just to the feet of Pereiro: 1-3. Bergwijn was thus involved in all matches of his team.
Tonny Vilhena is doing what on behalf of Newcastle: 1-2
In the remainder of the second half came the victory is not more in danger for PSV. The team of Cocu set with nine speelrondes to go and a lead of seven points is a big step towards the championship title. For Feyenoord, that less than 23 points less than the New leader, should the season Wednesday still be somewhat saved. Then wait in the semi-finals of the TOTO KNVB cup, the confrontation with Willem II.