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Sep 19, 2015 at 6.45pm UK at ​Polman Stadion
Heracles
2-1
PSVPSV Eindhoven
Fledderus (39'), Bruns (45')
Tannane (28'), Weghorst (47')
FT(HT: 2-1)
de Jong (2')
Hendrix (12')

Result: Heracles go top after comeback victory

Heracles go top of the Eredivisie after coming from behind to beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1.

Heracles are top of the Eredivisie after beating reigning champions PSV Eindhoven 2-1 at home.

PSV went ahead early on as Luuk de Jong flicked on a deep free kick in front of Bram Castro, who had come to claim the cross, and into the open goal.

However, Heracles replied with five minutes remaining in the first half with Mark-Jan Fledderus striking the ball from outside the area and past a helpless Jeroen Zoet.

It would not take the hosts long to score a second, after some good passing play saw Thomas Bruns shoot from range, curling the ball home to give his side the lead heading into half time.

Adam Maher was presented with an opportunity straight from the second-half kickoff but the Dutch midfielder's strike was inches wide of the Heracles goal.

Hector Moreno should have put his side level with 10 minutes to go but his tame header landed comfortably in the grasp of Castro.

The hosts held on under intense pressure at the end to go above Ajax into first place while Phillip Cocu's men drop to fifth.

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PSV Eindhoven's captain Luuk de Jong (C) shows the cup after winning the Dutch Super Cup football match between League champions Eindhoven and National Cup winner Groningen, in Amsterdam on August 2, 2015
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1PSV EindhovenPSV55002131815
2Ajax54101411313
3Feyenoord5311138510
4Heracles53111313010
5AZAZ522112578
6Vitesse52218628
7VVV-VenloVVV-Venlo52215418
8Willem II52129907
9EmmenEmmen5212612-67
10ADO Den HaagADO Den Haag52031016-66
11Fortuna SittardSittard512279-25
12Heerenveen51221114-35
13SBV Excelsior5122710-35
14FC Utrecht512258-35
15De GraafschapDe Graafschap511347-34
16PEC Zwolle510449-53
17NAC BredaNAC Breda5104714-73
18Groningen5104210-83

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