Liverpool boss Benitez confident Hyypia will bounce back

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is confident Sami Hyypia will bounce back after his bizarre own goal scored in their victory at Everton on Saturday.

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Benitez told Liverpoolfc.tv: "During the first half maybe it affected his confidence, but then I could say to him: 'Look, you can score in the top corner, you're not so bad!'

"He has a very good mentality and is a great worker. You could see in the second half he was desperate to score a goal. He was going forward all the time, and I was getting worried because he was going up as a left-winger!

"But for me this shows the character and the ambition he has."

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