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McDermott says Royals will bounce back

August 23, 2012
By ESPN staff
Brian McDermott has said Reading will not be downhearted after their 4-2 defeat at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

The Royals manager saw his side take a 2-1 lead against the European champions after going behind to a Frank Lampard penalty, but the home side scored three more - including an offside-looking Fernando Torres goal - to take the points.

McDermott voiced his frustration that the Torres goal had been allowed to stand, but said he would continue to set his side ...

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