[/mt_one_half] San Siro | 20 Feb 13 | First Leg
AC Milan registered their first win against Barcelona since 2004 as Massimiliano Allegri masterminded an emphatic 2-0 win. Their tactics were spot on. Goals came from Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari.
Milan defended well and took their chances whenever they got any. Text book play from the Italians. Barcelona as usual had a lot of possession but grew impatient while trying to build patiently from the back.
Montolivo and the whole Milan defence had a super match. Niang impressive too.
AC Milan – Kevin- Prince Boateng (57′), Sulley Muntari (81′)
AC Milan Starting Lineup: Abbiati, Abate, Mexes, Zapata, Constant, Ambrosini, Montolivo, Muntari, Boateng, Pazzini, El Shaarawy. Subs: Amelia, De Sciglio, Traore, Niang, Bojan, Cristante, Yepes.
Barcelona Starting Lineup: Valdes, Dani Alves, Pique, Puyol, Jordi Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Fabregas, Pedro, Messi, Iniesta. Subs: Pinto, Sanchez, Thiago, Mascherano, Montoya, Song, Tello.
Watch the highlights below.