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What They're Saying
August 20th, 2010 3:21AM

TAGS:  americans abroad, england, europa league


“You try to do your best because the referee can’t go into the stands and literally remove people. There were some objects like lighters and coins and stuff. We knew it was going to be hostile, but this is a result we will be happy to take and go back to Villa Park.”

-- American goalie Brad Guzan, who endured abuse from Viennese fans behind his goal during Aston Villa's Europa League game at Rapid Vienna's Gerhard Hanappi Stadium. At one point, the game was held up so Guzan could hand a lighter  to referee Alain Hamer. The game ended in a 1-1 tie, thanks in no small part to Guzan, who made several big saves. (Daily Star)

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