PSV and Ajax might have been a bit hard for some to watch, starting at an ungodly hour in the Americas and overlapping with the Old Firm Derby, but they certainly made it worth the while of those who managed to watch. Despite some delays due to head injuries and a sprinkler randomly going off, the two Dutch giants put on a fantastic show on Sunday, scoring two goals apiece to draw 2-2.
Tim Matavz scored the opener for PSV just two minutes in, combining brilliantly with Jermaine Lens to give his side the lead in the third minute. Ajax struggled for much of the half, but eventually found an equalizer out of nothing, thanks to a fantastic individual effort by Kolbeinn Sigthorsson. Unfortunately, the real story of the half were the two injuries. Both Ajax's Nicolai Boilsen and PSV's Przemyslaw Tyton were forced off with head injuries, with Tyton's being much worse. He was down on the pitch for over 10 minutes and needed a neck brace and oxygen when he came off.
PSV took the lead back in the 55th minute on a penalty kick, given away by Dutch international right back Gregory van der Wiel with an silly, ill-advised tackle. Georgino Wijnaldum stepped up and converted his penalty easily, but PSV's lead wouldn't last.
Substitute Dmitry Bulykin would find an equalizer for Ajax in the 79th minute, and once again it was a bit of a scrappy goal as opposed to the gorgeous, flowing football that Ajax is known for. However, they all count the same and they'll be happy to walk away with a valuable road point against a formidable foe.