NEWS
Saturday September 10 2011
Ibra: 'If we play like this at Barca...'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hopes Milan learned the Lazio lessons. “We were asleep. If we play like that against Barcelona...”

The reigning Serie A champions began the defence of their title with a 2-2 draw at San Siro last night, but were trailing 2-0 after 22 minutes.

“At the start of the game we were literally asleep,” said the Swedish striker, who scored in the fightback.

“Fortunately we recovered later and put things partially on the right track, in fact we should've won it.

“This is an attitude we absolutely cannot afford against Barcelona, as that will be an extremely difficult game. If we play like that at the Nou Camp...

“In any case, our objective is to do our best on the night and see how it plays out.”

Milan open their Champions League campaign with a trip to Barcelona on Tuesday evening.

Gennaro Gattuso is in doubt for that clash after hospital tests for dizzy spells following his substitution against Lazio last night.

Clarence Seedorf, Robinho and Gianluca Zambrotta were left out of Friday's game as a precautionary measure.

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