PSV conceded four goals in 20 minutes as they fell to a 4-1 loss at PAOK Salonika in the Europa League.

After recovering from coronavirus, Pablo Rosario was straight back into the PSV midfield, while Ryan Thomas was selected at right-back.

PSV made a strong start and eventually that led to the lead in the 20th minute. A clever backheel by Mohamed Ihattaren played Donyell Malen into the box and he was taken down. Eran Zahavi scored the resulting penalty.

Five minutes before half-time, Zahavi should have made it 2-0 but he couldn’t find the net when put through one on one with the PAOK goalkeeper. Malen then sent a header over the bar.

Two minutes into the second half, PAOK levelled when a free-kick was only cleared to the edge of the box and Stefan Schwab fired low past Yvon Mvogo.

In the 55th minute, PAOK took the lead as Thomas was robbed of the ball and Zivkovic fired past Mvogo. Roger Schmidt immediately took off Thomas and Ihattaren for Mauro Junior and Noni Madueke.

However, the substitutes were only on the pitch for seconds before PAOK made it 3-1. Again the PSV defence totally stood off and Christos Tzolis was allowed time to fire past Mvogo. Zivkovic then quickly added a fourth after a swift counter-attack to compound a miserable 20 minutes for PSV/

From that point the game was done and PSV slumped to their second defeat in three group games.




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