Our prediction for this Netherlands Eredivisie match:
PSV will look to make amends for a heavy 4-0 loss to Feyenoord when they take on Go Ahead Eagles at De Adelaarshorst on Matchday 6. PSV did suffer the heavy defeat in the Eredivisie derby, but the Red and Whites made a fine start to the season. Since Roger Schmidt can count on key players for the midweek game, away win should definitely be considered. Experienced attacker Eran Zahavi is widely expected to lead the line for the visiting team.
The newcomers, on the other hand, quickly bounced back from a 5-2 loss to Cambuur, with the team beating Zwolle thanks to Giannis-Fivos Botos’ goal. The Greece international is pushing for a start, while all Crowther, Mulenga, and Ross remain in the recovery room. PSV are eyeing their tenth consecutive win over G.A. Eagles in all competitions, and we predict that the title-chasing visitors will recover from the heart-breaking loss to Feyenoord.
Highlighted Player (Mario Gotze):
Mario Gotze is a German midfielder, who played for Ronsberg and Eintrach Hombruch during his youth career before joining Borussia Dortmund in 2001. He made a great progress during his spell at the Borussia Dortmund’s youth academy and on 21 November, 2009 he made his Bundesliga debut for the Millionaires.
Gotze scored 22 goals in 83 league appearances for the club between 2009 and 2013 and he joined Borussia Dortmund’s bitterest rivals Bayern Munich on April, 2013. The German midfielder, who is capable of playing as a striker as well, failed to impress in the 2015/2016 Bundesliga campaign, but it has to be noted that he was struggling with injury at the start of the season.
Gotze won three Bundesliga trophies with Bayern Munich, but at the end of the 2015/2016 season he returned to Borussia Dortmund. In 2014 he represented Germany at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil and he scored the winner in the final against Argentina. Mario Gotze was born in Memmingen on 3 June, 1992.
Highlighted Team (PSV):
Based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, PSV is a professional football club competing the top flight of the Dutch football, Eredivisie. PSV play their home games at the Phillips Stadium which can accommodate 35,000 people. Over the course of its 100-year-old history, PSV has become one of the country’s Big Three clubs that has dominated Eredivisie along with Ajax and Feyenoord.
Known as a stepping stone for future world-class stars, PSV propelled the likes of Ruud Gullit, Ronald Koeman, Romario, Ronaldo, Ruud van Nistelrooy and most recently Arjen Robben. The Boeren (Peasants) as they call themselves take pride in Eindhoven’s status of being a provincial city and never hide their Brabantian heritage which allow them to enjoy their uniqueness in the company of more prominent clubs from Dutch big cities.
The Peasants boast 23 domestic league titles and 9 KNVB Cup trophies. They have also managed two major European titles – European Cup in 1987-88 and UEFA Cup in 1977-78.