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Gideon Mensah Ghanaian defender wins UEFA Youth League

The Ghanaian youngster helped the junior side of Red Bull Salzburg win the UEFA Youth League

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Gideon Mensah featured as Red Bull Salzburg defeated Benfica 2-1 to emerge champions of the UEFA Youth League on Monday.

The Ghanaian left full back lasted the entire 90 minutes of the game, as his side fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 in the process.

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Jose Gomes put Benfica in the driving seat in the 26th minute, before two second half goals in the 72nd minute and 76th minute from Daka Patson  and Alexander Schmidt, respectively turned the tide in favour

of Red Bull Salzburg

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Patson jumped high in the box to nod home Hannes Wolf's left-wing corner on 72 minutes.

Before Alexander Schmidt received possession midway inside the Benfica half and spread play wide to Hannes Wolf and received the ball again again to sweep it under Fabio Duarte for the match winner in the 76th minute.

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