PSV pulls within 1 point of Twente in Dutch league


AMSTERDAM (AP) -Captain Kevin Strootman scored twice to bring PSV back from a two-goal deficit and win 3-2 against Willem II in Eindhoven, lifting them within a single point of leader FC Twente in the Dutch league on Saturday.

Twente drew 1-1 at JC Roda Kerkrade. Ajax, in fourth place, lost precious points with a 3-3 draw against lowly Heracles Almelo in Amsterdam.

With PSV down 2-0 Strootman scored his first in the 68th minute when a corner deflected off the goalkeeper and fell at his feet near the far corner. He leveled 10 minutes later with a blast from just inside the penalty box.

Matavz scored the winner with eight minutes to play, taking a sharp pass and seamlessly flicking it in.

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