PSV extends lead with Cambuur defeat

Leeuwarden, Netherlands ( - PSV Eindhoven increased its lead at the top of the Eredivisie table to seven points on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Cambuur Leeuwarden at the Cambuur Stadion.

After falling to Roda in a cup match during the week, the league leaders traveled to Leeuwarden hoping to get back on the winning track and the visitors took the lead after 39 minutes through Georginio Wijnaldum.

PSV took their one-goal lead into the intermission and then took the game by the scruff of the neck in the second half as Dutch international Memphis Depay doubled the advantage in the 74th minute.

Cambuur pulled one back through Daniel de Ridder in the 90th minute, but they weren't able to get an equalizer as the home side remained in eighth place on 27 points with the defeat.

Also in the Eredivisie on Saturday, Mart Lieder's second-half strike held up as the winner as Dordrecht claimed a 1-0 win over Excelsior, while Nemanja Gudelj and Jody Lukoki traded first-half goals as Zwolle and AZ Alkmaar played to a 1-1 draw.

In Saturday's final fixture, Luciano Slagveer netted a pair of goals to go with tallies from Mark Uth and Daley Sinkgraven as Heerenveen rolled to a 4-1 thrashing of Vitesse.