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PSV hand Champions League debut to Dirk Marcellis (PSV.nl)

11 apr 2007 - Source: PSV.nl

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PSV hand a debut to Dirk Marcellis in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals return leg against Liverpool at Anfield. The 18-year-old defender has been called up to the squad four times this season before, but has only been a substitute not used so far. Eric Addo has also been included in PSV’s starting line-up.
Koeman has made some changes to the team that were beaten 3-0 by Liverpool last week, but fields the same eleven players that started against N.E.C. last Saturday, with Arouna Koné partnering Jefferson Farfán up front. Youngsters Rens van Eijden (19) and Olivier ter Horst (18) start on the bench. Coach Rafael Benítez has made a great many changes to the side that saw off PSV in Eindhoven in the first leg. Former PSV player Boudewijn Zenden starts, while Dirk Kuyt serves a one-match ban. The Spanish coach has decided to rest Gerrard and Jamie Carragher tonight, with both England internationals starting on the bench. <u>PSV:</u> Gomes, Fehér, Marcellis, Addo, Salcido, Simons, Cocu, Väyrynen, Culina, Koné and Farfán. Substitutes: Moens, Kluivert, Da Costa, Tardelli, Xiang Sun, Van Eijden and Ter Horst. <u>Liverpool:</u> Reina, Arbeloa, Hyypiä, Agger, Riise, Alonso, Crouch, Pennant, Bellamy, Sissoko and Zenden. Substitutes: Dudek, Gerrard, Fowler, González, Mascherano, Carragher and Palett