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PSV travel to Doetinchem at full strength (PSV.nl)

3 dec 2004 - Source: PSV.nl

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Guus Hiddink still feels that an official game against De Graafschap is something special. The PSV manager was born in the area and he has always maintained strong bonds with the people at the De Graafschap Stadium 'De Vijverberg'. "People in Doetinchem always say by way of a joke that PSV can win all games in a season, apart from two. De Graafschap are a lovely club in a wonderful area and they are supported fanatically by a loyal crowd", explained Hiddink during his customary weekly pre-match press briefing."We must be careful not to be punished physically. We are at the top of the domestic league and we are anxious to maintain that top position. But we have a large squad and the advantage is that if some players are getting sloppy, other players will make wake them up again." Hiddink says that he not been occupied at all with the record of the number of minutes played without conceding a goal. "Such a record is not on my mind, to be honest. And actually it not an issue that keeps my keepers busy, either", he added. "I love to play games where something really important, the title for instance, is at stake. This could be a nice record, but that’s about all", felt Hiddink. Theo Lucius is out for the De Graafschap tie. The midfielder is troubled by a hamstring problem; Ibrahim Afellay and Michael Lamey, though, return to the squad. Both players were on the sidelines for some time, as they had sustained injuries. This game comes too early for Kasper Bøgelund and Remco van der Schaaf. "They must first take some vigorous training sessions and gain match rhythm. When you see how the career of Kasper has been marred by much injury woe, it is only realistic for him to first come through some severe and demanding training sessions." Eighteen players will travel to Doetinchem on Saturday. Guus Hiddink is not likely to bring about any surprising changes to his successful side. All the first team regulars are match fit and available.PSV squad for the De Graafschap league encounter:Goalkeeper: Gomes, Zoetebier.Defenders: Ooijer, Lee, Alex, Bouma, Addo, Lamey.Midfielders: Van Bommel, Cocu, Vogel, Fehér, Afellay.Forwards: Park, Beasley, Vonlanthen, Farfán and Sibon.