PSV Eindhoven Tops Dutch League

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PSV Eindhoven takes the lead in the Dutch league standings after a 5-0 win against NEC Nijmegen while Ajax was defeated (3-2) by AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

Georginio Wijnaldum
Photo by nikontino/Wikimedia Commons

PSV's young players proved helpful for the team. 17-year-old Zakaria Bakkali scored a point in Saturday's victory and 22-year-old Georginio Wijnaldum scored two goals.

Ajax was leading AZ Alkmaar (2-1) after an hour when Ricardo van Rhijn was given a red card. Aron Johannsson tied the match from the penalty. Alkmaar had several opportunities ahead of Viktor Elm’s winning goal.

Meanwhile, Feyenoord was beaten by FC Twente (4-1) in Rotterdam.