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Tuesday August 27 2013
Cocu: 'Anything could happen'

PSV Coach Phillip Cocu warns Milan “anything could happen” ahead of their Champions League play-off.

The first leg ended 1-1 in Eindhoven and the decider is at San Siro on Wednesday night at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT).

English referee Mark Clattenburg has been assigned to the big game. Click here for Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri's conference.

“Playing at home is different to being away. We played a good game in Eindhoven and are confident we can also do well tomorrow in Milan’s stadium,” said Cocu in a Press conference.

“It is a wonderful moment for me as well as the team, as being able to measure yourself up against a side like Milan is great.

“This brings tension, but it is a positive tension, a sensation you need in football. My job is also to help my players to experience and use this pressure.

“We are prepared for anything. I don’t know how Milan will approach the game, whether they will defend or attack. In such an important match with so much at stake, anything could happen.”

Robinho and Mattia De Sciglio are fit again, so Cocu was asked whether he fears the Brazilian more than Stephan El Shaarawy.

“Milan have the luxury of being able to choose between great players. We have to step on to the field knowing we must control these players. Did we see Milan’s defeat to Verona? Yes, we watched it.”

Cocu also revealed Georginio Wijnaldum is not 100 per cent fit after picking up an injury at the weekend.

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