PSV make a trip to Sittard on Sunday afternoon to meet Fortuna in their first away game in 2023. It will be the 50th meeting between the two clubs.
PSV have won 38 of those preceding 49 fixtures, including last season’s 4-1 win at Fortuna Sittard. Ritsu Doan handed PSV the lead, (37’), Bruma bagged a brace (54’, 85’) and Ibrahim Sangaré also got his name on the score sheet (72’).
PSV face Fortuna Sittard in round 16 of the 2022/23 Eredivisie campaign. PSV ran out winners in the nine previous encounters against Fortuna Sittard. PSV have good stats to offer: they claimed six wins in a row in Sittard.
An illustrious list
Xavi Simons will turn twenty on 20 April. He has scored eight goals this season so far and if he finds the back of the net twice again, he will join an illustrious list of youngsters who have scored at least ten goals before they turned twenty: Arjen Robben (16), Memphis Depay (11) and Noni Madueke (10).
PSV have set a record this season of the team that never dropped points after taking the lead. Fortuna Sittard and FC Groningen have dropped most points (13) after going ahead.