Friday 22 November 2019

PSV a step nearer to Champions League after dramatic win in Belarus

PSV’s Donyell Malen, celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal/ Photo: AP Photo/Sergei Grits via HH

PSV Eindhoven have set themselves up well for a place in this year’s Champions League competition with a dramatic 2-3 first leg win over BATE Borisov.

BATE had equalised to make it 2-2 in the 88th minute, only for PSV to put another one away via teenage subsitute Donyell Malen in the 89th, taking the score to 2-3.

PSV had failed to score in each of their last four European games before Tuesday evening, which was their first win in 10 Uefa matches.

Amsterdam side Ajax will meet Dynamo Kiev in their efforts to qualify for the Champions League on Wednesday night in a sold out Johan Cruijff Arena.

Both return legs take place next week. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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