CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati admits he didn’t have to sweat against Barcelona, not really making a save.
Massimiliano Allegri praised his players for beating Barcelona 2-0 and revealed it was “a victory I believed in and nobody else did.”
Gerard Pique admits Barcelona had “no excuses” for their 2-0 defeat to Milan. “When they scored first, we lost control.”
Massimo Ambrosini warns Milan would be “making a terrible mistake” if they thought the 2-0 victory was enough to eliminate Barcelona.
Milan were clinical to wait for the right moment, as they beat Barcelona 2-0 with goals from Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte is in the stands for Milan-Barcelona and revealed how he would tackle Leo Messi.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti explains how they’ll take on Barcelona tonight. “We must do well to use every space for the counter-attack.”
Stephan El Shaarawy, Giampaolo Pazzini and Kevin-Prince Boateng take on Leo Messi, Andres Iniesta and Pedro Rodriguez in tonight’s Champions League showdown.
Barcelona President Sandro Rosell is worried about facing Milan, admires Stephan El Shaarawy and revealed that Mario Balotelli “tried to join us many times.”
Philippe Mexes will be a key man for Milan in tonight’s Champions League game against Barcelona, says Paolo Rossi.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has warned Barcelona that “favourites don’t always win” ahead of tonight’s Champions League encounter.
Milan are expected to line-up with a flexible 4-3-3, in which Kevin Prince Boateng will be used as a right-sided attacker, against Barcelona this evening.
Giancarlo Marocchi has advised Milan to ‘annoy’ Barcelona if they have any hope of getting a result in the Champions League tonight.
M’Baye Niang has stirred up controversy by denying Massimiliano Allegri’s claims he is tired and needs a rest.
Bayern Munich secured a comfortable 3-1 first leg win away to Arsenal and have a foot in the Quarter-Finals, while Porto beat Malaga 1-0.
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura insists “you cannot talk about favourites in a tie like this” against Milan.
Carles Puyol feels the Rossoneri have lost something in terms of experience from last season and admits “I support Milan when they’re not playing Barcelona.”
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez warns tomorrow’s opponents Milan have “historically always made things difficult for us.”
As feared, Antonio Nocerino and Mathieu Flamini have not recovered in time for Milan’s Champions League clash with Barcelona.
Milan may be without Antonio Nocerino and Mathieu Flamini for the match against Barcelona tomorrow.
Riccardo Montolivo has admitted that he cannot wait to face Barcelona in the Champions League tomorrow.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is optimistic that his side will have a chance against Barcelona. “The tie will start at 0-0…”
Barcelona director Andoni Zubizarreta is expecting a “complicated” game when his side face Milan on Wednesday night.
Barcelona-owned Bojan Krkic feels being on loan at Milan is one of the reasons why he struggles for regular action.
Ex-Milan boss Fabio Capello feels it would be risky to man-mark Lionel Messi in this week’s Champions League game against Barcelona.
Former Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi feels that the Rossoneri will have a chance when they take on Barcelona in the Champions League.
FIAT chairman John Elkann has insisted that Juventus can win both Serie A and the Champions League this season.
Juventus sporting director Giuseppe Marotta has called on Serie A to improve fixture congestion for club's involved in European competition.
Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy has returned to training today ahead of their match against Barcelona on Wednesday.
Andrea Pirlo has admitted that it would be 'a dream' win the Champions League this season with Juventus.