Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fellaini out to Erase Final Heartache

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fellaini out to Erase Final Heartache

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MAROUANE Fellaini aims to wipe out the memory of his 2009 FA Cup final experience when United face Crystal Palace on May 21.

The Reds midfielder was one of the stand out performers in United's dramatic 2-1 semi-final win against Everton.

But seven years ago in his debut season in England with Everton the Belgian was on the end of Wembley heartache.

Everton led with an opening minute goal from ex-Reds striker Louis Saha but Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard overturned the deficit and won the cup for Chelsea.

And after that grim memory Fellaini says, "I hope to win this season. It was very tough for us (on Saturday) but the spirit of the team was great and we deserved to win the game.

"Everton had nothing to lose so they pushed it for 25 minutes and it was tough for us. …

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