An intriguing fixture highlights the final pairing of games in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League, as Barcelona travel to the San Siro to face AC Milan. The Blaugrana topped the table in Group G, finishing three points clear of Celtic. Il Rossoneri finished second in Group C, four points adrift of Malaga.
Milan’s form has improved since the new year began, going undefeated in seven league fixtures. This run has pushed Milan up to third in Serie A, while building momentum and confidence going into European play.
Milan normally go with a 4-3-3 formation, but one wonders if manager Massimillano Allegri will use different tactics, since that formation is favoured by Barcelona. And no one on the planet plays the 4-3-3 better than the Catalan side.
Stephan El Shaarawy leads the club with 18 goals in all competitions and will cause problems for Barcelona by using his…
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