PSV vs HAU Dream11 Prediction | Europa League Qualifiers – Haugesund vs PSV Eindhoven, Fantasy Team News

Updated on: Aug 8, 2019 1:38 pm IST

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    PSV vs HAU Dream11 Match Preview, Team News, Lineups


    Just a week after seeing their dreams of playing in the Champions League this season getting crashed, PSV Eindhoven have no options but to move on as the fixtures come thick and fast at this early stage in the season.

    That said, this is also really the crucial stage for the Dutch giant as a season without the European football can make a great hole in their spending powers, and it depends on how they perform in the Europa League qualifiers.

    This is the 3rd qualifying rounds, which will be followed by the play-offs.

    PSV are set to face Norwegian club Haugesund FC across two legs. Of course, the 24-time Eredivisie champions are huge favorites, but this is the knockout competition, whose main feature is the degree of improbability, and the shocks it produces every season.

    Match Details:

    The Europa League Qualifiers match will be played between Haugesund and PSV Eindhoven at Haugesund Stadion, in Haugesund, Norway. The ground has a capacity of 8,754
    The game will start at 10:30 PM (IST), on Thursday, August 08.

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    Recent form (Last six matches)
    Haugesund –
    W W W W L D
    PSV Eindhoven – W L W L L D

    Haugesund Team News:

    • The hosts have the luxury of the full-strength team available for selection for this match.

    Updates about Haugesund FC:

    • 19-year-old striker Kevin Krygård has extended his contract with the club till 2022. The official club statement reads:

    “It goes without saying that in the summer Kevin has had this is an important extension for us, but regardless of what he has delivered in recent weeks, Kevin is a local player with a very large potential for further development that we should jointly refine in the best possible way.”

    Possible Ins and Outs of the game:

    • European Football is not an every season fixture for this tiny Football club from Norway. That’s why the head-coach Jostein Grindhaug will be naming the strongest possible Xi against the Dutch giants.
    • That said, Haugesund have had a very average domestic season, with them sitting way behind the European places in the current Eliteserien season.

    Haugesund Probable XI:

    Helge Sandvik (GK), Thore Baardsen Pedersen, Benjamin Hansen, Fredrik Pallesen Knudsen, Mikkel Desler, Bruno Leite, Sondre Tronstad, Kevin Martin Krygård, Torbjørn Kallevåg, Ibrahima Koné, Kristoffer Velde

    PSV Eindhoven FC Team News:

    • Ibrahim Afellay, Toni Lato and Derrick Luckassen have been left out of the squad for the game against Norwegian side. The trio has been struggling with the fitness of late.
    • While Timo Baumgartl‘s inclusion has certainly come as a surprise. The 23-year-old German defender was called up to the match squad for the opening game of the Eredivisie season against FC Twente despite signing from VFB Stuttgart recently.


    PSV Eindhoven named a strong 21-man squad for Europa League 1st leg qualifier against Haugesund FC.

    Here is the squad.

    Zoet, Ruiter, Koopmans, Viergever, Dumfries, Rosario, Lozano, Gutierrez, Pereiro, Boscagli, Hendrix, Baumgartl, Bruma, Bergwijn, Malen, Gakpo, Sainsbury, Sadílek, Ramselaar, Teze, Ihattaren

    PSV Eindhoven Probable XI:

    Jeroen Zoet (GK), Denzel Dumfries, Trent Sainsbury, Nick Viergever, Michal Sadílek, Pablo Rosario, Erick Gutiérrez, Bruma, Gastón Pereiro, Steven Bergwijn, Donyell Malen

    Potential Game Changers:

    • Gastón Pereiro
    • Steven Bergwijn
    • Donyell Malen
    • Torbjørn Kallevåg
    • Ibrahima Koné
    • Kristoffer Velde

    Likely to score:

    • For Haugesund: Ibrahima Koné, Kristoffer Velde
    • For PSV Eindhoven: Donyell Malen, Bruma, Steven Bergwijn

    Suggested combination:

    PSV vs HAU Dream11 potential winner:
    PSV Eindhoven should at least get a draw here.

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