Super Mario is back!
Eindhoven win 5-1 (2-1) over Galatasaray Istanbul.
Mario Gotze (29) scored twice and Eindhoven presents himself as king!
With the first leg win in the second round of qualifying, Roger Schmidt’s team (54) got a little closer to the group stage of the Champions League.
It’s off to a great start for Eindhoven!
▶ Zahavi (2nd) scored the first goal for PSV Eindhoven after 100 seconds!
Outstanding Eindhoven! Mario Gotze plays the ball from the opponent’s center-right to Madwiki who matches Zahavi – the Israeli double (35)!
Seven minutes later Kilinc (42) after a superb cross from Bayram was cut short to 1:2 for the Turkish runner-up.
Photo: Maurice van Steen/AFP
▶ Then gotzi! Shortly after the break, the world champion scored 3:1 (51) with a dream goal after Zahavi’s excellent breakthrough. Gotze pulls the skin into the net.
In the 84th minute again Zahawi!
Then gotzi again! Mad! Shortly before the end of the match, the former Bayern Munich star wants to hit the ball straight into the goal, but hits the ball with his shoulder – then Galatasaray goalkeeper Muslera hits the skin in the box himself (88).
5:1 for Eindhoven. Eindhoven broke up the Gala.
Photo: picture alliance / ANP
▶ Both teams absolutely want to move to the multi-million dollar group stage of the first class. PSV could reach the group stage for the 17th time.
The return leg of the second qualifying round will take place on Wednesday 28 July (kick-off at 8pm) in Istanbul.
Alaba-Mama cries in the foreground
The winner of this match will play in the next round (3 August / 10 August) against either Celtic Glasgow or Danish club Midtjylland.