PSV 1 – Glimt 1: Honours even and points shared at the Philips Stadion

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PSV plays a 1-1 draw at the beginning of a new Europa League Group Stage season against Glimt. Today’s result, leave both teams on 1 point and sitting in 2nd and 3rd positions respectively, after their first match.

Glimt started strongly in the first half, when Albert Gronbaek gave them the lead just before half-time, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

PSV took the lead in the second half, when Cody Gakpo found the net, at 62 minutes, leaving the final score at 1-1.

Substitutions for PSV included Savio and Anwar El Ghazi for Ismael Saibari and Yorbe Vertessen, respectively. Glimt replaced Runar Espejord and Marius Lode for Lars-Jorgen Salvesen and Isak Helstad Amundsen.

There were bookings for Cody Gakpo and Xavi Simons from PSV. For Glimt, Patrick Berg, Isak Helstad Amundsen and Nikita Haikin saw yellow.

In the second round of action in the Europa League Group Stage PSV will travel to play Arsenal and Glimt will play Zürich at home.

Technical card:
PSV:Walter Benitez, Philipp Mwene, Jordan Teze, Armando Obispo, Philipp Max, Joey Veerman, Xavi Simons, Ibrahim Sangare, Ismael Saibari (Savio, min.62), Yorbe Vertessen (Anwar El Ghazi, min.62) and Cody Gakpo
Bodo Glimt:Nikita Haikin, Alfons Sampsted, Marius Hoibraten, Marius Lode (Isak Helstad Amundsen, min.70), Brice Wembangomo, Ulrik Saltnes, Patrick Berg, Hugo Vetlesen, Joel Mugisha, Runar Espejord (Lars-Jorgen Salvesen, min.58) and Albert Gronbaek
Stadium:the Philips Stadion
Goals:Albert Gronbaek (0-1, min. 44) and Cody Gakpo (1-1, min. 62)