Massimo Ambrosini supported the 3-4-3 experiment and felt Milan “have to look at the positives” from their defeat to Malaga.
“We have to look at the positives. It’s a strange time, we gave our all, but right now have some limits and we must overcome them,” the captain told Mediaset.
Coach Massimiliano Allegri shocked many by testing out a new 3-4-3 system in their 1-0 Champions League defeat in Spain.
“We didn’t do badly, but as it is the first time with three at the back we need more practice. It didn’t go badly as an experiment.
“We have to lift our heads and keep working hard, as that is the only way to get through a time like this.
“If you have to work hard when things go well, then you must work doubly hard when things go wrong.”
Milan are still clear in second place in their group after Zenit beat Anderlecht 1-0, but they have only four points compared to Malaga on nine.