PSV Eindhoven 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Nothing doing against 10-man Dutch

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PSV Eindhoven survived a red card and will head to the Vicente Calderon with every chance of besting Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16.

Jeroen Zoet made a number of key saves and Atleti could not take advantage of Gaston Pereiro’s second-half red card in a 0-0 first leg at the Philips Stadion on Tuesday.

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The second leg is March 15 in Spain.

Atleti had the two best chances of the first half, with Jeffrey Bruma clearing a would-be goal off the line and Zoet making a big save on Antoine Griezmann.

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Uruguayan attacker Pereiro took his second yellow card in the 58th minute after a collision with Diego Godin, as PSV was down to 10 men.

Atleti buzzed, but couldn’t sting, as Zoet continued his fine play and PSV even pushed for a winner.