PSV Eindhoven were knocked out of the Champions League last night when they lost out on the penalty shoot-out in the 2nd leg against Atletico Madrid at the Calderon. Both legs finished 0-0 taking the game to penalties and PSV were unlucky to have been on the losing side when Narsingh failed to convert his penalty and could only hit the wood work.
This saw the Dutch side lose the game 8-7 on penalties a cruel way to end a cup run. Here are the player ratings for this game for both sides:
J Oblak (3.5):
Was superb in normal time making a number of crucial saves to keep his side in the hunt.
Filipe Luis (3):
Was solid at the back and also made a clearance on the line in an assure performance by the Spaniard.
One of the best players on the pitch as he stuck to his task in normal time and also converted his penalty to end his side into the next round.
J Gimenez (3):
Strong in the air and on the ground in his box as he dictated terms at the back for the home side.
D Godin (3):
Was superb at the back for Atleti as he hardly put a foot wrong on the night before being replaced after picking up a knock.
One of the most effective players on the field, Koke, was once again superb with his attacking play as he set up many chances for his side.
Almost missed his spot kick but was generally superb in the mid-field for Atleti.
A Fernandez (3):
Sat back and defended his back four pretty well before being subbed off in the second half.
Made a number of crunching tackles to break up play and also ran the strings in the mid-field for his side.
Y Carrasco (3):
Started brightly with great runs on the left flank but slowly faded away as the game went on.
A Griezmann (3.5):
Tried his best to find the net in normal time and was smart with his movement in the final third and also converted his spot kick with minimal fuzz.
L Hernandez (3)
M Kranevitter (2.5)
F Torres (3)
J Zoet (4):
A man of the match performance from the travelling shot stopper who was the only reason why the game went into a shootout making a number of crucial saves.
S Arias (3):
Stuck to his task well on the flank and also slotted home his penalty with no fuzz.
H Moreno (3):
Showed his worth to the team as he was busy all night marshalling his flank on both the ends.
J Bruma (2.5):
Was strong defensively but has to improve on his distribution. Found the net in the shoot-out in a composed manner.
J Willems (2.5):
Did a good job in containing the home side over the span of two hours in a decent performance.
N Isimat-Mirin (3):
Provided good cover for his back four and was also smart when in possession picking up his team mates at will.
A Guardado (3):
Out in a great shift in the mid-field at both ends of the field as he was lively and full of energy all game.
M van Ginkel (3):
Offered a great deal of support at the back for his side but had to be a bit more adventurous in the final third.
D Propper (3):
An assured performance as he stuck to his task and made life difficult for the visitors at both ends of the field.
L de Jong (3):
Had a header cleared off the line and was a thorn in the flesh for the home side all night long.
J Locadia (3.5):
Hit the woodwork with a sublime strike and was superb with his tracking down and pressing when not on the ball.
J Brenet (2.5)
L Narsingh (2.5)
M Lestienne (2.5)
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