Berbatov sorry for spot-kick miss
And the Bulgarian striker, who came on as a substitute at the start of extra-time, was keen to outline the thinking behind his seemingly lackadaisical effort.
“I was looking for the goalkeeper and in the last moment he took the angle I was going for, so he saved it," he said.
“It’s always difficult when you lose, especially when you miss a penalty and let your team down.
“But that’s why we’re professionals and we must go on."
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