PSV strike again late to see off PEC Zwolle
Luuk de Jong scored his first two goals of the season as PSV continued their winning start with a narrow 2-1 win at PEC Zwolle. The hosts created the better chances and PSV were lucky the score was still 1-1, when Luuk de Jong wrapped up the points with a 93rd-minute strike.
46 seconds were on the clock when PEC Zwolle were awarded a penalty. Mike van Duinen was brought down in the box by Jeroen Zoet and referee Björn Kuipers had no hesitation in pointing to the spot.
Van Duinen stepped up but Zoet made a spectacular diving save to deny him. Mark van Bommel’s men took control of the game and the first chance of the match fell to PSV on 17 minutes.
Luuk de Jong forced PEC Zwolle keeper Mickey van der Hart into a save with a well-placed header. Denzel Dumfries put the rebound over the bar from one yard out.
PSV went in search of a goal. Angelino crossed for Hirving Lozano who stretched and hit the crossbar but it was captain Luuk de Jong who broke the deadlock on 41 minutes, heading home Lozano’s cross at the far post: 0-1.
The home side were back on level terms three minutes into the second half. Vito van Crooij unleashed a powerful shot from twenty yards out that sailed past Jeroen Zoet: 1-1
PSV struggled to get going and the hosts created the better chances but PSV scored the winning goal in the 93rd minute. Substitute Donyell Malen sent in an inviting cross for Luuk de Jong to tap in.