Hughes joy at progress

26 February 2009 10:32
Manchester City boss Mark Hughes was 'delighted' his side progressed to the last 16 of the Uefa Cup on Thursday night.[LNB] A late brace from Craig Bellamy handed City a 4-3 aggregate triumph over Danish club FC Copenhagen.[LNB]Hughes admits he was concerned at the number of chances his team were spurning until Bellamy finally broke the deadlock and put the game beyond Copenhagen's reach.[LNB]"We created a lot of chances tonight and at one point you think you're not going to get the one goal which would free us to play better," said Hughes.[LNB]"But we got it in the end and it was a decent performance."[LNB]Looking forwardHe added: "We keep trying to tell people we are very early in our progression but some people don't want to hear that.[LNB]"Where we are at the moment is right on track.[LNB]"We're delighted to have progressed in the competition tonight - a lot of big teams have gone out by all accounts so we'll see how far we can go."[LNB]City will face another Danish club, Aalborg, in the last 16 of the competition, with the first leg at the City of Manchester Stadium on 12th March.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports

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