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Reds' cutting edge pleases Benítez

Published: Thursday 8 April 2010, 23.50CET
Liverpool FC manager Rafael Benítez was impressed by his team's clinical edge after they defeated SL Benfica 4-1 at Anfield, wrapping up a 5-3 aggregate victory. "We took advantage of their weaknesses and the third goal was really, really good," the 49-year-old said. Liverpool now meet Club Atlético de Madrid in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals, with Fernando Torres – scorer of two goals against Benfica – set to face his former team. "Fernando will be excited about going back to his old club," added Benítez.
Published: Thursday 8 April 2010, 23.50CET

Reds' cutting edge pleases Benítez

Liverpool FC manager Rafael Benítez was impressed by his team's clinical edge after they defeated SL Benfica 4-1 at Anfield, wrapping up a 5-3 aggregate victory. "We took advantage of their weaknesses and the third goal was really, really good," the 49-year-old said. Liverpool now meet Club Atlético de Madrid in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals, with Fernando Torres – scorer of two goals against Benfica – set to face his former team. "Fernando will be excited about going back to his old club," added Benítez.
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