Fulham finally able to realize the dream of playing in European competition final. Roy Hodgson troops managed to beat Hamburg 2-1 in the Champions League second leg semi-final, Friday (30 / 4) early morning GMT.
Through this action, Damien Duff playing cs prove the appropriateness Europa League final. The mentality of The Cottagers had been tested because they got behind 0-1 by Mladen Petric scored a free kick on 22 minutes. That means Fulham have scored two goals to qualify for the first leg ended goalless draw.
However, the motivation of children Fulham for a final taste of European competition makes them not give up. Support fan who crowded the Craven Cottage Fulham also create morale double.
The result, Simon Davies to score an equalizer at minute 70. Feed Danny Murphy from the left side of the field entered using the left foot was hit by Davies. A 1-1 aggregate, has not been enough to get them to the HSH Nordbank Arena, the final match venue.
Anxiously Fulham fans did not last long. They could be relieved after Zoltan Gera scored the second goal for Fulham, six minutes after the goal Davies. Kick left foot breaking peman Hungarian goalkeeper Frank Røst. The Cottagers turned 2-1 ahead.
The position was eventually survive until the long whistle. Cheers blaring at Carven Cottage. They deserve a chance to play in the final match after a tiring long journey by setting aside a few nan strong teams such as Juventus and defending champions Shakhtar Donetsk.
Overall, Hamburg led by new coach Ricardo Moniz, perform better than the first leg. They can compensate for mastery of the ball and create enough chances. Unfortunately, the determination of child custody Roy Hodgson managed to prevent Moniz undergo a sweet debut.
The final match will take place on May 12, 2010. Fulham will face Atletico Madrid, who got rid of Liverpool with a 2-2 aggregate. Atleti escaped thanks to the away goals rule.
The composition of Players:
Fulham: Schwarzer, Pantsil (75 'Nevland), Hangeland, Hughes, Konchesky, Davies, Murphy, Etuhu, Duff; Zamora (57' Dempsey) Gera.
Hamburg: Røst; Demel, Boateng, Mathijsen, Aogo; Pitroipa, Ze Roberto, Jarolím (90 'Rozehnal), Tesche (56' Rincon (79 'Guerrero)); Van Nistelrooy, Petric.
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