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Bitter sweet draw for man of the match Iniesta

10 Jun 2012 21:47:37

Bitter sweet draw for man of the match Iniesta

Andres Iniesta said he had bitter-sweet feelings after winning the man-of-the-match award following a 1-1 draw with Italy in their Group C opener.

The Barcelona star had a hand in Cesc Fabregas's equalising goal and was then named by former Portugal midfielder Maniche as the top performer.

Yet it was the lack of a victory that most concerned Iniesta.

"It's a bitter-sweet feeling having drawn as we would have liked to come out with a win," he said.

"It was an intense game against a strong team with quality players who are one of the favourites.

"We played well and I'm confident we will do well in the next two games."


AFP

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