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Time runs out for luckless Liverpool

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Rafael Benitez was left to bite his lip in frustration at the lost minute which cost Liverpool any hope of a Champions League miracle in Athens tonight.

Trailing to AC Milan but buoyed by Dirk Kuyt´s last-minute header, Benitez´s men entered what should have been three minutes of stoppage time desperately searching for a leveller, but German referee Herbert Fandel blew up after just two minutes and 44 seconds, which included an AC Milan substitution that should have seen an extra 30 seconds played.

"It is not an excuse but I am disappointed," said Benitez. "After Dirk scored, we were confident we could get another but I was surprised by the lack of time we were given."

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