PSV through to knockout stage in Europa League
PSV Eindhoven are through to the knockout stage of the Europa League. They beat Italian club Sampdoria 2-1 in Genoa, guaranteeing themselves a first or second place in Group I. The Italians went ahead in the first half with a goal by Giampaolo Pazzini but Ola Toivonen equalised for PSV early in the second half and scored again near the end of the game to clinch the victory.
PSV's final group match will be a home draw against Metalist Kharkiv of Ukraine on 16 December. They have 13 points from five matches, three more than Metalist.
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