Three days after seeing off their Ajax counterparts, PSV U21 took on Utrecht U21 on Monday night. Ruud van Nistelrooy’s team slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Sportcomplex Zoudenbalch.
Penalty and injury
Nick Venema put the hosts ahead in the 14th minute but Cheick Touré leveled from the penalty spot in the 37th minute. A minute before, Nigel Thomas limped off the pitch after he had sustained an injury. An FC Utrecht forward missed a great scoring opportunity with the goal at his mercy.
Davy van den Berg put FC Utrecht U21 ahead again seven minutes after the restart. The second half was an end-to-end affair. FC Utrecht were the better team and created most chances. Simon Colyn, a 19-year-old striker from Canada, made his PSV U21 debut with four minutes remaining.
PSV U21 line-up:
Müller, (77/Comenencia)Markelo, Van de Blaak, (86/Colyn)Vos, Oppegård; Kjølø, (77/Sealy) Matuta, (46/Timan) Doudah; Bakayoko, Touré, (37/Antonisse)Thomas.