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The powder vapours of the encounter with Ajax have barely evaporated and PSV are already preparing for their next big game. The team from Eindhoven will visit AZ on Wednesday (18.45 hrs).
With a win Schmidt's team will take over the lead in the Eredivisie from Ajax, who play FC Twente in Enschede on Thursday.
The German coach misses the next match in the Eredivisie.
The German coach misses his fellow countryman Mario Götze in the coming games, but he will be counting on striker Cody Gakpo, who was substituted about twenty minutes before the end of the match. "Cody seems to be fine."
At the press conference, Schmidt was left looking back on the Amsterdam encounter (2-2) for a long time. And how. The German handed out a hefty sneer. "They bought a striker of 25 million euros and couldn't beat us."