Malen strikes twice to secure a 3-2 comeback win

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Malen strikes twice to secure a 3-2 comeback win

Armando Obispo opened the scoring and Donyell Malen struck twice in PSV U21’s comeback victory against Almere City on Friday night.

Obispo opened scoring for PSV U21
After fifteen uneventful opening minutes, the deadlock was broken on eighteen minutes. Armando Obispo gave PSV U21 the lead with a superb long-range lob which left the Almere City goalkeeper with no chance: 1-0. The visitors from Almere never produced goal threat, while Albert Gudmundsson showed off his technical skills but Dennis Haar’s team could not take their chances. HT: 1-0.

Armando Obispo opened the scoring with a superb lob | © Photo-Prestige Armando Obispo opened the scoring with a superb lob | © Photo-Prestige

Malen struck twice
Van de Water netted an equaliser for Almere City five minutes into the second half. And five minutes later Valpoort tapped home from close range: 1-2. It served as a wake-up call for the home side. Donyell Malen put his team back on level terms on 70 minutes and he was at his destructive best when he hit PSV U21’s winner with seven minutes remaining: 3-2.