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Montano's dream cup debut

4 November 2012

Goal sets Latics on road to victory

Cristian Montano described it as a "dream" to score a goal on his FA Cup debut, the opener in a 2-0 first-round victory at Kidderminster Harriers.

The winger (pictured) admitted he was "buzzing" before the match at Aggborough.

He said: "I was looking forward to making my debut in the FA Cup and am grateful and happy to have scored a goal.

"Jose Baxter did well to hold up the ball and was patient before finding me with a great pass.

"I had a good first touch and managed to find the bottom corner with my shot."

Though former West Ham player Montona had loan spells at four different League clubs last season, he never got to play in the FA Cup.

Montano gave credit to Kidderminster saying they made it hard for Latics to break them down.

"We had a lot of chances in the first half, but Kidderminster defended well. I also had a chance just before I scored, but skied it," he explained.

Though Montano is an attacker, he praised the back line for standing up to everything Kidderminster threw at them late in the game.

He said: "We defended every corner, free kick and everything which was thrown at us.

"We deserve a lot of credit for the way we defended, especially towards the end.

"We also kept creating chances but were also patient when we had to be and we deserved to make the breakthrough."

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