FC Utrecht stun PSV Eindhoven, go through in the Dutch Cup
Feyenoord, which lost their last five league matches in a row, solved their crisis by beating Roda JC 1-0 in extra time.
FC Utrecht caused an upset in the quarter-finals of the Dutch Cup football tournament beating PSV Eindhoven 3-1. Bart Ramselaar opened the scoring for Utrecht in the 32nd minute. Sebastien Haller produced the second Utrecht goal four minutes from half-time.
PSV's new signing Marco van Ginkel, who arrived on loan from Chelsea and started as a replacement for injured Andres Guardado, had the first chance of the match, but the visitors took control afterwards on Thursday, reports Xinhua.
AZ Alkmaar were the first team to book a semi-final berth
In the second half, Utrecht continued to outclass PSV and went 3-0 up with Ramselaar scoring again.
The home team pulled one back through Hector Moreno but did not come closer.
Last Tuesday AZ Alkmaar were the first to book a semi-final berth by beating amateur side HHC Hardenberg 1-0 while on Wednesday another amateur side VVSB from Noordwijkerhout shocked first division side FC Den Bosch by coming back from 0-2 behind to win 3-2 in the final minutes.
Feyenoord, which lost their last five league matches in a row, solved their crisis by beating Roda JC 1-0 in Kerkrade after extra time on Wednesday. Defender Eric Botteghin headed in the winning goal.