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Drogba eyes Champions League glory

26 March 2013 16:47

Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba says he is as hungry as ever to win a second Champions League winners' medal.

Drogba led Chelsea to a surprise victory in last season's tournament, scoring the winning penalty in a dramatic final against Bayern Munich.

And Drogba wants to experience the sensation of winning European club football's top prize once more.

"It's a big pleasure to play in the Champions League," he told TRT Spor.

"To hear that music makes me excited. I want to win the cup and live those emotions again. Our faith brought us to this level. I have moved one step forward in my football career."

The former Marseille man has only scored once since moving to the Turkish champions from Shanghai Shenhua in January, and insists there is room for improvement in his game.

"Even though I am 35-years-old I do still have things to improve. For example, I am not so good at heading the ball," he added.

Galatasaray face Real Madrid for a place in the semi-finals.

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Competition
UEFA Champions League
Date
3 April 2013
Kick-off
20:45
Half-time
2 - 0
Full-time
3 - 0
On aggregate
5 - 3
Venue
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid)
Attendance
76462

Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo 9'
(assist by M. Özil) 
1 - 0
K. Benzema 29'
(assist by M. Essien) 
2 - 0
G. Higuaín 73'
(assist by Xabi Alonso) 
3 - 0

Lineups

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
20 73'
19 90+2'
3
8
12
13
17
# Player Bookings
5
19
53
22
35
55
67

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