uefa cup final

Schaaf bemoans loss of suspended star Diego

May 21, 2009
Werder Bremen coach Thomas Schaaf admitted Diego's absence from the UEFA Cup final cost his side dearly.

The Bundesliga side lost 2-1 to Shakhtar Donetsk after extra time, but were never really in the game.

Much of the reason for that, according to Schaaf, was down to not having Diego.

The Brazil playmaker was suspended from the game after picking up a yellow card in the semi-final and Mesut Ozil, the man primed to take his place when he leaves at the end of the season, ...

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