PSV U-19 kicked off NextGen series campaign with a 1-0 win

30 augustus 2012 13:15
PSV U-19 opened their NextGen series account with a 1-0 win over Aston Villa, courtesy of a goal from Geraldo Alberto Antonio. PSV, coached by Philip Cocu, have three points from their first Group 4 game, just like Sporting Lisbon, who beat Aston Villa 3-1 in their NextGen series opening game.

Goalkeeper Eric Verstappen makes a save to deny an Aston Villa player. Goalkeeper Eric Verstappen makes a save to deny an Aston Villa player.
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Antonio scored winning goal

PSV created the better chances in an evenly fought match and made the breakthrough on the half-hour mark. Hendrix and Heesakkers linked up well on the left wing. The ball fell to Van Overbeek, who played a through pass to Antonio and PSV´s striker grabbed the only goal of the match from a tight angle. Sporting Lisbon and PSV have three points, but the Portuguese are top of Group 4 virtue of their better goal difference

Geraldo Alberto Antonio grabbed the only goal as PSV clinched a 1-0 victory. Geraldo Alberto Antonio grabbed the only goal as PSV clinched a 1-0 victory.
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PSV line-up:

Eric Verstappen, Bram van Vlerken, Menno Koch, Jorrit Hendrix, Sander Heesakkers, Thomas Horsten (30, Noor), Moussa Sanoh (69, Leemans), Mohamad Mahmoed, Geraldo Alberto Antonio, Rai Vloet (91, Jakobsen), Elvio van Overbeek.
Substitutes: Jesse Bertrams, Alexander Jakobsen, Michael Maria, Farshad Noor, Clint Leemans, Riechedly Bazoer, Burak Kardes.

PSV meet Sporting Lisbon in their second Group 4 game at De Herdgang on 26 September. PSV meet Sporting Lisbon in their second Group 4 game at De Herdgang on 26 September.
Date: Group 4 fixtures: Venue
26 September PSV - Sporting De Herdgang
3 October Celtic - PSV Firhill Stadium
24 October Sporting - PSV Alvalade Stadium
7 November Aston Villa - PSV Villa Park
28 November PSV - Celtic De Herdgang


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