PSV and Sporing Lisbon will clash at Philips Stadium on Thursday in the first game in the group stage of Europa League. The two sides are in contrasting forms, with the hosts of this tie joint-top of the standings in Netherlands, while Sporing are down at 5th place in the Portuguese league.
PSV vs Sporting Lisbon Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last Game||Last Games||Last games home/away|
|PSV||Win||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Sporting Lisbon||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 18.07.2016 Club Friendly: PSV – Sporting 5:0; Luuk de Jong 4′ (penalty), 52′, Jurgen Locadia 21′, Jorrit Hendrix 41′, Adam Maher 48′
Last game at this venue: 18.07.2016 Club Friendly: PSV – Sporting 5:0; Luuk de Jong 4′ (penalty), 52′, Jurgen Locadia 21′, Jorrit Hendrix 41′, Adam Maher 48′
Worth mentioning: The two teams have met just once this century. That match took place back in 2016 and was part of the teams preparation for the forthcoming season. PSV trashed Sporting by 5:0 and scored all their goals until the 52nd minute.
PSV vs Sporting Lisbon Stats
|As of 16.09||Last Game||Last 10 Games||Last 5 games home/away|
|PSV||Win||7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Sporting Lisbon||Draw||2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L|
Last game PSV: 14.09.2019 Eredivisie: PSV – Vitesse 5:0; Doneyll Malen 18′, 36′, 46′, 83′ (penalty), 89′ (penalty)
Top performers PSV: Doneyll Malen 6 goals, Bruma 1 goal 2 assists, Steven Bergwijn 1 goal 1 assist.
Last game Sporting Lisbon: 15.09.2019 Primeira Liga: Boavista – Sporting 1:1; Marlon 7′; Bruno Fernandes 62′; Bruno Fernandes from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 90′
Top performers Sporting Lisbon: Bruno Fernandes 3 goals 4 assists, Luiz Phellype 2 goals 1 assist, Raphina 2 goals.
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean Sheets|
Worth mentioning: PSV are undefeated in their last nine matches and are currently on a run of five straight victories. On Saturday in their latest league game, PSV trashed Vitesse by 5:0. The star of the show was the 20 year old Donyell Malen who scored all five goals for his team, to cap an unforgettable week, after scoring on his international debut with Netherlands earlier. All but one of PSV last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while just a single game witnessed goals at both ends, as the Eindhoven giants kept clean sheets in the other four. The side led by Marc Van Bommel have lost just one of their previous nineteen home encounters, after going 0:2 down to Wolfsburg in a friendly.
Sporting started slowly the season in the Portuguese league and did not triumph in any of their last two games, recording a home loss to Rio Ave and then ending in a draw their visit to Boavista. All of the team’s last five encounters saw both involved sides scoring, as three produced over 2,5 goals.
PSV vs Sporting Lisbon News
Missing players PSV: Gaston Pereiro, Sam Lammers and Erick Gutierrez.
Missing players Sporing Lisbon: Stefan Ristovski. Jovane Cabral and Bruno Gaspar are doubtful.
PSV vs Sporting Lisbon Predictions
PSV to win – 1.90 @ bet365