KNVB Beker final: AZ – PSV LIVE
AZ 2-1 PSV
(Maher, Altidore) / (Locadia)
Welcome to our minute by minute coverage of the KNVB Beker final, in which AZ from Alkmaar will face PSV from Eindhoven. It promises to be a thrilling game in De Kuip, with PSV the confident ones based on their earlier meetings (5-1, 3-1) and AZ benefiting from good recent form, beating Heerenveen and PEC Zwolle respectively both 4-0.
The team selection of AZ is the same as it was last week against PEC Zwolle.
AZ: Esteban; Marcellis, Reijnen, Viergever, Wijnaldum; Henriksen, Maher, Elm; Beerens, Altidore, Gudmundsson.
Advocaat sprung a surprise though by leaving Slovenian striker Tim Matavz out in favour of young talented forward Jurgen Locadia.
PSV: Waterman; Hutchinson, Marcelo, Bouma, Willems; Van Bommel, Strootman; Lens, Toivonen, Mertens; Locadia.
The game will be led by Björn Kuipers, the current top referee of the Netherlands.