PSV U21’s unbeaten run came to an end following a 2-1 defeat at home to Cambuur Leeuwarden. Dennis Haar’s team were reduced to ten men on the hour mark. The visitors from the county of Friesland snatched a late win, when they were awarded a soft penalty.
Van de Meulenhof pulled off a string of excellent saves
Cambuur were the better team in the opening stages and Robbert Schindler’s early goal gave them the lead after thirteen minutes: 0-1. PSV U21 fought themselves back into the game and it was all square again ten minutes later. Ramon Pascal Lundqvist played Cody Gakpo clean through with a wonderful pass and PSV U21’s in-form striker scored his seventh goal in four games: 1-1. The visitors had four good chances to go ahead again but PSV U21 goalkeeper Mike van de Meulenhof pulled off as many brilliant saves to keep his side in the game.
PSV U21 reduced to ten men
The second half was a scrappy affair, with neither team creating any chances of note. PSV U21 were reduced to ten men on the hour mark when Bertalan Kun picked up his second yellow card. Dennis Haar’s held on for a long time but were left empty-handed in the end when Robin Maulun converted a penalty. FT: 1-2.
PSV U21 line-up
Van de Meulenhof; Wallenburg, Frey, Soulas, Kun, Duarte (C), Daneels (61’ Theunissen), Lundqvist, Catic (33’ Schoonbrood/82’ Verreth), Ramselaar, Gakpo