PSV edges Feyenoord in seven-goal classic

Eindhoven, Netherlands ( - A stoppage-time goal from Memphis Depay lifted PSV Eindhoven to a 4-3 home win over Feyenoord in a classic battle of top-four teams.

Luuk de Jong netted a hat trick for PSV, while Feyenoord looked poised to snatch a point when Kazim Kazim-Richards tallied the equalizer for the visitors in the 88th minute.

However, Florian Jozefzoon squared the ball to Depay inside the area and the Netherlands international applied the final touch to lift his side to three points and a four-point edge at the top of the Eredivisie ahead of second- place Ajax.

Elvis Manu got the scoring started for Feyenoord after 13 minutes when he took a through ball from Jordy Clasie and rounded the goalkeeper before firing a shot into the net.

De Jong leveled the match midway through the opening half by finishing off a nice build up from the hosts, but Feyenoord took a lead into the break as Clasie once again played provider, setting up Karim El Ahmadi in the 42nd minute for the go-ahead goal.

The hosts took charge of the game in the second half and De Jong put his team in front with a pair of goals in the span of four minutes to complete his hat trick and give PSV a 3-2 lead.

In the 59th minute, De Jong nodded home the equalizer, and he used his head once more in the 63rd to put his team into the lead by getting on the other end of a cross from Jetro Willems.

Kazim-Richards prodded home a loose ball from close range in the 88th that looked to have clinched a point for the Rotterdam side, but Depay had other ideas and he won the game in the closing moments to bring an end to a memorable battle.