PSV will start on Saturday with Ibrahim Sangaré and Mario Götze in the base for the league match against Willem II.

The pair have recovered from injuries.

Ritsu Doan takes the place of the injured Noni Madueke in Tilburg.

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PSV lineup

  • drum;

    Mwene, Ramalho, Boscagli, Max;

    Sangare, Gotze, Van Ginkel;

    Doan, Zahavi, Gakpo.

Willem II setup

  • Wellenreuther;

    Schippers, Heerkens, Jenssen, Köhn;

    Saglam, Saddiki, Llonch;

    Nunnely, Wriedt, Kohlert.

The 23-year-old Sangaré came back from the international match with Ivory Coast at the beginning of this month with an injury.

The midfielder has not made a minute for PSV since then, but trainer Roger Schmidt nevertheless gives him a basic place against Willem II.

Götze will also return to PSV's line-up.

The German was injured last week in the first half of the top match against Feyenoord and was taken to the side at half time with a 0-1 deficit.

Without the playmaker, Feyenoord ran out to a painful 0-4 in the Philips Stadium.

Before the kick-off in Tilburg it was already clear that Madueke is not available for PSV.

The winger sustained a muscle injury last Wednesday in the league match against the newly promoted Go Ahead Eagles, in which PSV escaped a loss of points (1-2) in the final phase.

Doan takes his place as right winger.

First duel in 1.5 years with full stands

Willem II starts the duel with PSV as the surprising number three in the Eredivisie.

The team of coach Fred Grim won four of the first six games and is only two points behind number two PSV with thirteen points.

Willem II-PSV starts on Saturday at 4.30 pm in the Koning Willem II Stadium and is the first match in more than a year and a half in a sold out stadium.

FC Groningen-PSV on March 8 last year was the last Eredivisie match with full stands.

In the first rounds, the stadium was allowed to be two-thirds full.

With a win over Willem II, PSV is the leader in the Eredivisie for at least two hours.

At 6.45 pm, leader Ajax will take on FC Groningen in-house.

The difference between the rivals is one point.

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