PSV play FK Haugesund in the Europa League third qualifying round. Get to know our Norwegian opponent.
Finishing fourth in the Norwegian league last season, FK Haugesund booked a place in the first qualifying round of the Europa League. They are currently sitting eighth in the Norwegian league after sixteen games.
Best European performance ever
The Norwegians accomplished their best European performance in the Europa League ever. Never before did FK Haugesund reach the third qualifying round. They saw off Cliftonville from Northern Ireland before defeating Sturm Graz from Austria.
‘Great to welcome PSV in Haugesund’
The inhabitants from Haugesund are delighted to welcome PSV in their town. ‘We are proud of our town and we are proud of FK Haugesund’s achievements. It is really great to have PSV in Haugesund.”
Stadium and supporters
Haugesund Stadium, FK Haugesund’s home ground, has a capacity of 8,800. Due to UEFA regulations 5,700 supporters will be able to see the match, including 32 die-hard PSV fans. Referee Matej Jug from Slovenia has been selected to officiate the game. Kick-off is at 19.00.