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Forlán relieved to make the difference

Published: Thursday 29 April 2010, 23.55CET
Diego Forlán admitted he feared Club Atlético de Madrid had spurned their chances of playing in the inaugural UEFA Europa League final before he struck the 102nd-minute goal that took his team past Liverpool FC on away goals. "Yeah, I feared the worst," he said, reflecting on how Yossi Benayoun had given the hosts a 2-0 lead in extra time to edge Liverpool ahead in the tie. "It became 2-0 but we knew we only needed one goal and kept going."
Published: Thursday 29 April 2010, 23.55CET

Forlán relieved to make the difference

Diego Forlán admitted he feared Club Atlético de Madrid had spurned their chances of playing in the inaugural UEFA Europa League final before he struck the 102nd-minute goal that took his team past Liverpool FC on away goals. "Yeah, I feared the worst," he said, reflecting on how Yossi Benayoun had given the hosts a 2-0 lead in extra time to edge Liverpool ahead in the tie. "It became 2-0 but we knew we only needed one goal and kept going."
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