PSV Eindhoven struggles against amateur team
PSV Eindhoven reached the last 16 of the Dutch KNVB Cup on Wednesday with a 3-0 home win over the amateurs of Spakenburg.
PSV struggled in the first half before Danny Koevermans netted a corner from close range to break the deadlock on the stroke of half-time. Orlando Engelaar doubled the lead early in the second half with a fine header before Nordin Amrabat scored the final goal.
Roda JC Kerkrade Stein Huysegems and Rihairo Meulens both scored within three minutes in the second half to earn Roda JC Kerkrade a 2-0 win at second division Go Ahead Eagles Deventer, who reached last season's semi-final.Utrecht and AZ Alkmaar also registered fourth round wins by beating second division opponents. Utrecht beat AGOVV Apeldoorn 2-0 while Alkmaar hit three to sink Eindhoven.
On Tuesday, Twente Enschede beat second division leader Zwolle on penalties.
Ajax Amsterdam will be in action on Thursday at home against Veendam.
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