Tuesday March 12 2013
Zapata confident of compact defence

Milan defender Cristian Zapata has admitted that the Rossoneri will be under-fire for 90 minutes tonight when they play Barcelona.

Massimiliano Allegri's side travel to Camp Nou to play the Blaugrana in the last 16 of the Champions League, holding a 2-0 lead from the first leg.

And the Colombia international has insisted that his team have what it takes to overcome the Spanish giants.

“We will give our maximum,” he told reporters. “We have to give everything against a difficult team.

“We have a two-goal lead, and we know that we will be under siege for 90 minutes.

“We have to remain compact though and not let them break through.

“Our main objective is to qualify for the next round, but we know it will not be easy.”

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