Feyenoord suffered the biggest defeat in the club’s history as PSV Eindhoven hammered the former European champions 10-0.
The defeat was the worst in Feyenoord’s history, eclipsing the 8-2 reverse against Ajax in September 1983. It leaves the Rotterdam club languishing in the Eredivisie relegation zone.
Brazilian Jonathan Reis scored a hat-trick for the Dutch league leaders, with Ibrahim Afellay, Ola Toivonen, Jeremain Lens (2), Balazs Dzsudzsak (2) and Orlando Engelaar also on the scoresheet.
Feyenoord, one of the big three clubs in Holland, were reduced to 10 men in 34 minutes when midfielder Kelvin Leerdam was sent off
Feyenoord coach Mario Been said: “This really hurts, and it was very emotional in the dressing room afterwards.
Been told the official Feyenoord website that it was a “dark day in the club’s history.”
Defender Tim de Cler said: “It is hard to realise what happened.
“After the first goal and the red card everyone just played their own match and we totally collapsed.”
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