PSV Eindhoven continue to close their with rival, Ajax Amsterdam at the top of Dutch Eredivise table as Philipp Cocu's men grabbed an important win over Excelsior this midweek.
Playing away from home didn't stop PSV from taking an attacking initiative as they went one goal up after just eight minutes of play through Luuk de Jong's effort.
The visitor continue their domination early in the second period as Jorrit Hendrix netted his side's second to give them a 2-0 advantage.
PSV basically sealed off their victory on 59 minutes when Luciano Narsingh scored the third goal.
Excelsior themselves were only able to pull one goal back through an own goal from Jeffrey Bruma right in the 90 minutes mark.