PSV O19 heeft de tweede thuiswedstrijd van het UEFA Youth League-toernooi gewonnen van RC Lens. Tegen de Franse leeftijdsgenoten was de ploeg van trainer Vincent Heilmann met 2-0 te sterk. Emir Bars en Jesper Uneken kroonden zich tot doelpuntenmakers.
PSV created a few chances in the early opening exchanges and fifteen minutes were on the clock when Emir Bars broke the deadlock for Vincent Heilmann’s youngsters. The winger was at the end of a flowing move and poked home from close range: 1-0.
PSV dominated first-half proceedings and had plenty of chances to double the lead. Jesper Uneken, who made his debut in Europe, first hit the post from a corner but found the back of the net on the stroke of half time, with Julian Kwaaitaal providing the assist. Both Emir Bars and Renzo Tytens had goal scoring opportunities to make it three before the break but RC Lens goalkeeper Amine Boukemouche made a double save to deny them. HT: 2-0.
PSV also controlled the game in the second half. Julian Kwaaitaal hit the post and had a goal disallowed. PSV comfortably held on for a deserved 2-0 victory. They are second in Group B with seven points. In spite of the 2-0 defeat, RC Lens are still on top, with nine points.
PSV U19 line-up
Steur; Rovers, Dagasan, Kuhn, Tytens; Van Den Heuvel, Kwaaitaal (Jager 88’), Van Den Berg (Van Der Plas 90’); Uneken, Abed, Bars (Kluit 70’).