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Watch: Villarreal fans salute players after Champions League semi-final second leg defeat against Liverpool

02:13 GMT+3 04/05/2022
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The Spanish supporters enjoyed the effort from their side, even though it wasn't enough to advance

Villarreal fans remained standing at Estadio de la Ceramica long after the final whistle of the Champions League semi-final second leg against Liverpool on Tuesday to salute their team.

The home supporters had been thrilled by a first half in which the Yellow Submarine fought their way back into the tie, and despite an eventual 5-2 aggregate defeat, appeared happy with the performance in the competition as underdogs.

Villarreal reached the semi-final by beating European heavyweights Juventus and Bayern Munich before running out of steam against Liverpool.

Watch: Villarreal fans salute players after UCL semi-final

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