PSV also narrowly won the second game in the Eredivisie on Saturday. The team from Eindhoven seemed to lose points against FC Emmen due to a huge blunder by goalkeeper Yvon Mvogo, but still won 2-1 in the Philips Stadium.
PSV immediately dominant in the opening phase
Noni Madueke signed in the 21st minute for the opening goal and his first goal in the main force of PSV. It also seemed to stay 1-0, until Mvogo made an incredible mistake in the final phase. The goalkeeper let a Philipp Max pass under his feet and seemed to give FC Emmen a point.
PSV insisted in the last minutes and was paid according to work. Substitute Maxi Romero headed in the 2-1 in the fourth minute of injury time after a good cross from left back Max, leaving the team of trainer Roger Schmidt free with a fright.
It is not the first time that Mvogo has made a painful mistake at PSV. The keeper, hired from RB Leipzig, led the home team in the away match against FC Groningen (1-3 win) last week, but that blunder was not fatal to his team either.
At PSV, Mohamed Ihattaren returned to the starting eleven. Trainer Schmidt put the attacking midfielder on the bench in the away match against FC Groningen last week, because he had not put himself into the training.
Due to the oppressive victory, PSV is on six points after two rounds. FC Emmen, which lost to VVV-Venlo last week, is still winless.
Yvon Mvogo got away very well after his blunder against FC Emmen. (Photo: Pro Shots)
As expected, PSV was the parent party from the first whistle and was looking for a quick opening goal. Cody Gakpo was close to that in the fifth minute, but his hard shot went straight to goalkeeper Dennis Telgenkamp.
Where Emmen was actually mainly busy with holding back, the visitors were very close to 0-1 after twenty minutes out of nowhere. Robbert de Vos completed the ball towards the intersection, but goalkeeper Mvogo intervened very well.
Shortly after that chance, it was still hit for PSV after a nice attack. Left back Max, who was brought in this summer, broke through on the left and passed the ball to Madueke, for whom it was a breeze to hit.
The PSV players celebrate the liberating 2-1. (Photo: Pro Shots)