PSV Eindhoven crowned Dutch champions

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PSV Eindhoven were crowned Dutch champions for the 25th time on Sunday, the club's first title since 2018, in a season also notable for the implosion of rivals .

Peter Bosz's men made sure of the trophy with two games to spare via a 4-2 win over Sparta Rotterdam in a party atmosphere at a sunny Philips Stadion.

This meant second-placed Feyenoord could no longer catch PSV, who celebrated in front of their jubilant fans at the final whistle.

It has been a season to remember for the Eindhoven club whose shirt has been graced by Brazilians Romario and Ronaldo, as well as Dutch legends Mark van Bommel and Arjen Robben.

They went 17 games before even dropping a point in the Eredivisie, finally losing their unbeaten record on the 27th matchday with a 3-1 loss away to NEC Nijmegen.

Particularly sweet was a 5-2 win at home to Ajax and a crunch 2-1 victory away in Feyenoord's intimidating De Kuip , which set PSV on their way towards the title.

Central to PSV's success this term has been the form of their veteran Dutch striker Luuk de Jong, whose 27 goals have made him the league's joint-top goalscorer.

This team has some way to go before matching the legendary 1987/88 Guus Hiddink-coached side that swept all before them, beating on penalties in the European Cup final.

But the Eredivisie trophy will assuage the frustrations of previous seasons when PSV finished second on three consecutive occasions, watching Ajax or Feyenoord lift the title.

PSV also enjoyed a good run in , coming second in a group that included , Sevilla and Lens, before crashing out to in the last 16.

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