Schmidt never doubted PSV win at Deventer: ‘I saw nothing negative’

PSV coach Roger Schmidt was not worried for a moment about his team’s victory in Wednesday’s TOTO KNVB Cup semi-final. Thanks to the goal by Joey Veerman, the Eindhoven team was 1-2 too strong for Go Ahead Eagles.

“I didn’t see anything negative today, not even a goal against,” said Schmidt. ESPN After the game at De Adelaarshorst, Iñigo Córdoba gave the home team the lead in Go Ahead’s first attempt.

After the first goal, PSV resumed the game. Eran Zahavi, Go Ahead defender Joris Kramer had to leave the field before half time with a red card. Halfway through the second half, Veerman crowned himself the winner of the match.

“Sometimes the first shot goes in,” continued Schmidt. “We stayed calm and quickly leveled up. When they saw a red card, we played more comfortably and scored the second goal.”

“Unfortunately we couldn’t score the third goal, so we had to wait until the last second to cheer. We had full control of the game, so it was a deserved win.”

The winner of the match played in Deventer was Joey Veerman.


The winner of the match played in Deventer was Joey Veerman.

The winner of the match played in Deventer was Joey Veerman.

Photographer: FATHER

Schmidt praises Veerman for winning the competition

Schmidt praised Veerman, who won the match against Go Ahead as a suspended winger instead of a midfielder. According to the German coach, the winter acquisition was played as ‘half past nine’ in the cup match.

“He has shown that he can play in this position and also use his qualities,” said Schmidt. said. He is a very good player and I am very happy that he has adapted to this level without any problems.”

In addition to Schmidt, Veerman was also happy with the fulfillment of his role as a suspended winger. “At Heerenveen I often got the ball and now I go higher on the field. In any case, it won’t be long before I reach my goal.”

Thanks to the victory over Go Ahead, Schmidt and Veerman can prepare for the cup final with PSV. The last cup victory of the Eindhoven team dates from 2012, when Heracles Almelo won (3-0).

Source: NU

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