Afellay has incredible feeling after comeback at Stoke City
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Ibrahim Afellay is happy and relieved that he is after eight months of injuries Wednesday, his comeback could take on Stoke City in the Premier League match with Liverpool (4-1 loss).
“Of course I am disappointed because of the result, but it is still an incredible feeling to be back,” said Afellay on the website of his club.
The 53-fold Orange international came fifteen minutes as a substitute in the field at Anfield. With a splendid shot, he was still close at 4-2. Trainer Mark Hughes said after even that Afellay the ball great played.
“It is nice to hear that from the trainer,” said Afellay. “I’m everyone’s grateful to the club for the support over the past months. Now I can finally do what I please.”
Liverpool-Stoke City in the picture
Steven Gerrard was attentive spectator at Anfield.
Stoke City came quickly to a 1-0 lead by a goal from Walters.
The duel at Anfield began to 18.15 hours (Dutch time).
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Afellay on the bench, with Bojan Krkic.
Joy at Liverpool, that after the 1-0 deficit in order to suggested.
The subbing of Afellay.
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Afellay ran his kruisbandblessure in april, after he, in his time at FC Barcelona even though his cruciate ligament tore. He hopes that it is now done with heavy injuries in his career.
“Hopefully I can at that level the past behind me. It is now important to better fitness. I’m going ahead and subbing helps with that process. The hard work has now paid, but the next time I will by more to play on my old level.”
The next game for Stoke and Afellay is Saturday. The ‘Potters’ than on a visit to leader Chelsea.
View the results of the program and the position in the Premier League