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PSV prepare for the league game, at home against Roda JC tomorrow night, and will have to make at least one change to their starting line-up. André Ooijer is suspended and Eric Addo will fill in for him. Ismail Aissati has been included in the squad, although he is troubled by a painful ankle. Straight after the Friday training session in the stadium, Guus Hiddink took charge of the weekly media briefing, this time in the catacombs of the Philips Stadium. He presented, among other issues, a team update. “Aissati picked up a knock in Groningen, but it is not a serious problem. Phillip Cocu is doing pretty well. He is known for his perseverance and character and he is set to start tomorrow.”Hiddink predicted that PSV will certainly rue the absence of André Ooijer, who serves a one-match ban. “He has put in several very fine performances in a row and is having a great season. We will miss him, but there's nothing can be done about it. We are forced to make a reshuffle.” Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink is available again. Hiddink explained he had not made up his mind yet whether he would include the tall striker in his starting XI.Arouna KonéAt the same time that PSV welcome Roda, the national team of the Ivory Coast, with PSV striker Arouna Koné, play the Africa Cup quarter final tie against Cameroon. If the Elephants do not progress to the semi finals, PSV will attempt to fly over Koné to Eindhoven as soon as possible. "We are in touch. We will try to get him back, when Ivory Coast are knocked out of the tournament. But you never know; he may have to fly back with the squad." PSV now have a number of tough games in a short time. They will be on the road to FC Utrecht next Wednesday for another massive league game. Gatorade Cup drawHiddink also commented on the cup draw. PSV have been paired with AZ, at home, for the semi-final tie. "It's a great draw. It's been a long time since all the big clubs have reached the final four. Now there are three big clubs and one cup fighter, which is just fine. AZ are undoubtedly the toughest opponent. With due respect to the other competitors, this is a final in itself." Tomorrow night's league fixture against Roda JC will be kicked off at the familiar time of 19:30.The squad for the Roda JC league game:Goalkeepers: Gomes, ZoetebierDefenders: Addo, Alex, Ball, Lamey, ReizigerMidfielders: Afellay, Aissati, Cocu, Culina, Lucius, Simons, VäyrynenForwards: Beasley, Farfán, Thompson, Vennegoor of Hesselink