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We want more - Harry

Posted on 7 December 2010  - 12:00

Harry Redknapp has loved every minute of our Champions League campaign - and says he wants to 'keep it going as long as we can'.

We want more - Harry

Harry Redknapp has loved every minute of our Champions League campaign - and says he wants to 'keep it going as long as we can'.

We go into our final match at FC Twente tonight (Tuesday, December 7) with the chance to finish top of Group A.

To do so, we need to match Inter Milan's result in their final game at Werder Bremen but we know victory against the Dutch champions will secure top spot.

Back-to-back home wins, including the memorable 3-1 victory over reigning European champions Inter, have catapulted us to the top of the group after five matches.

"We've got to try and finish the job off against Twente if we can," said Harry.

"It's important to try and finish top. You look at the groups and the big teams in the main are going to finish top - Barcelona and Real Madrid finished top, so there is an advantage to winning the group.

"To have done as well as we've done so far has been exciting. The Champions League has been great, it's something different for us and we want more of it. We want to keep it going as long as we can."

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Harry is expecting a tough game at Twente's Grolsch Veste Stadium.

Michel Preud'homme's team have made an impressive defence of their title so far in Holland, sit level with PSV at the top of the table and have lost just once at home all season.

They have drawn both home matches in the Champions League - 2-2 against Inter and 1-1 against Werder Bremen.

We got the better of Twente 4-1 at home back in September and Harry felt things went our way on a crazy night at the Lane.

We were awarded three penalties, Rafa van der Vaart missed the first, then opened the scoring and was then sent off, Twente equalised and then Roman Pavlyuchenko slotted penalties two and three for 3-1 before Gareth Bale finished it off.

"I felt we were fortunate at home, I thought we got the breaks against them," added Harry.

"At 2-1, in all honesty, they were coming on strong and it looked like we were going to have to hang on. Then we broke away and got a penalty.

"But I was impressed. We've seen a lot of them and they are a good footballing team with good players.

"To win the group would be a great achievement for us. That's what we'd love to do now."