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A FEW FACTS ON...PSV...

Posted on 6 March 2008  - 12:00

A few facts and figures on PSV before tonight's UEFA Cup Round of 16 first leg at the Lane...

A few facts and figures on PSV before tonight's UEFA Cup Round of 16 first leg at the Lane...

- We have never faced PSV in European competition, although we did play a friendly at the Lane in August, 2003.

- PSV have played 26 games against English sides in UEFA competition, winning eight, drawing seven and losing 11.

- Young-Pyo Lee played for PSV between 2002-2005, helping Guus Hiddink's side to the semi-finals of the Champions League.

- PSV defender Alcides and Ricardo Rocha played together at Benfica - they won the title together in 2005.

- During a loan spell at Bayer Leverkusen, PSV striker Danko Lazovic played alongside Dimitar Berbatov.

- PSV beat Helsingborgs of Sweden 4-1 on aggregate in the previous round, winning both legs.

- PSV currently top the Dutch Eredivisie by six points from Ajax - it was nine until PSV lost to FC Utrecht at the weekend.

- They had previously gone 10 league games without defeat and have only lost four of 27 league matches.

- PSV won the UEFA Cup in 1978, beating Bastia of France 3-0 on aggregate.

- PSV have qualified for the Champions League for the last 10 seasons.

- We have faced Dutch opposition 10 times, winning five, drawing three and losing two. At the Lane, we've won two and lost three.

- Incredibly, eight of those 10 matches have been against Feyenoord!