Allegri: 'Penalty was gifted'
Massimiliano Allegri said the penalties cost Milan dearly against Barcelona, though “the referee gifted them with the second one.”
Ambrosini blasts Barca penalty
Massimo Ambrosini says Milan go out of the Champions League “without regrets,” but criticised the referee for the second Barcelona penalty.
Messi brace knocks out Milan
Antonio Nocerino’s away goal was not enough, as Milan go out of the Champions League to a couple of Lionel Messi penalties in a 3-1 defeat to Barcelona.
Tassotti: 'Barca surprised us'
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti admits Barcelona’s line-up “surprised us a little” for the Champions League quarter-final.
Sacchi: 'Milan can damage Barca'
Arrigo Sacchi believes Barcelona are the favourites in tonight’s quarter-final, but “it will be a very open game and Milan can do damage.”
Messi: 'We have to win'
Lionel Messi has reiterated Barcelona’s focus for tonight’s quarter-final with Milan: “We have to win, we have no choice.”
'Guardiola’s Barca like Sacchi’s Milan'
Adriano Galliani may compare Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona side to Arrigo Sacchi’s Milan team, but he still thinks Max Allegri’s Rossoneri will have a say tonight.
Mou on ‘zeru tituli’ and Ibra
Jose Mourinho has explained the thinking behind his famous ‘zeru tituli’ phrase and also defended Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Ambrosini wants team effort
Massimo Ambrosini has called for a united team effort from his Milan teammates tonight to try to overcome Barcelona.
Allegri looks for Milan courage
Massimiliano Allegri anticipates a balanced quarter-final second leg with Barcelona tonight, as he asks for a positive attitude from his players.
Guardiola plans to attack Milan
Pep Guardiola has indicated that Milan will face an all-out attacking Barcelona in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final.
Puyol: Season’s biggest game
Carles Puyol has given Milan’s Champions League quarter-final second leg clash with his Barcelona side top billing.
Allegri wants switch in focus
Massimiliano Allegri has implored his players to forget the dropped points against Catania so as to focus fully on beating Barcelona in midweek.
Chiellini: Champions League is ours
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini is already celebrating Juventus’ return to the Champions League – even though it is not yet certain.
Pato in Milan squad for Barcelona
Milan have named Alexandre Pato, Alessandro Nesta and Christian Abbiati in their squad to face Barcelona.
Conte: Champions League is life
Juventus boss Antonio Conte has underlined how important Champions League football is to the Old Lady during a revealing interview with La Repubblica.
UEFA defend Milan against Barca
UEFA’s director of competition assures Barcelona had no reason to lodge a complaint about Milan’s San Siro pitch.
Milan reply to Barca complaints
Milan have posted a brief statement defending the quality of San Siro’s playing surface, after Barcelona launched an official protest.
Inler: Third at all costs
Gokhan Inler has promised that Napoli will do everything in their power to secure third place this season, starting against Juventus.
Cavani wants third place
Edinson Cavani is desperate to make an immediate return to the Champions League but insists it won’t determine his future with Napoli.
El Shaarawy demands perfect Milan
Milan will need to be perfect at the Camp Nou if they are to dump Barcelona out of the Champions League, says Stephan El Shaarawy.
Seedorf: 'Barcelona have a weak spot'
Veteran Clarence Seedorf is confident Milan can qualify past Barcelona in the second leg. “Every side has a weak spot.”
Nocerino: 'Barcelona respect Milan'
Antonio Nocerino points out Milan “did not allow much to the strongest team in the world and Barcelona respect us too.”
Galliani: 'Artificial turf at San Siro'
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani feels “Barcelona are afraid of Milan,” but reveals plans to revamp the San Siro turf with an artificial base.
Ibrahimovic 'optimistic' in Barcelona
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is “optimistic” about Milan’s chances of qualifying for the semi-finals after their draw with Barcelona.
Guardiola 'knew Milan's quality'
Pep Guardiola said Barcelona “knew Milan’s quality,” but criticised the notorious San Siro turf. “It’s not suited to a football match.”
Allegri: 'Milan are stronger now'
Massimiliano Allegri said Milan’s draw with Barcelona “gives us strength” for the second leg, but President Silvio Berlusconi was not happy.
Bonera: 'Pressure was inevitable'
Daniele Bonera notes it was “inevitable” the Milan defence would be under pressure against Barcelona, “but qualification is still wide open.”
Antonini: 'Same spirit at Camp Nou'
Luca Antonini was voted UEFA’s Man of the Match and pledged Milan would “play with the same spirit in Barcelona” next week.
Resilient Milan lock out Barcelona
Milan and Barcelona both had numerous chances to score, including a penalty appeal, but the first leg of this quarter-final at San Siro was goalless.
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