The eagerly anticipated Champions League match between Barcelona and AC Milan produced a goalless draw at the San Siro. Andres Iniesta performed below par as Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez were arguably Barca’s best players on the pitch. Still, these stars’ expertize couldn’t deceive the Rossoneri.
AC Milan rather looked nervous throughout the game but in a way or another, they managed to keep their European rivals from scoring. Meanwhile, Robinho and Ibrahimovic could be blamed for missing glorious opportunities in front of goal.
A score draw will be enough for AC Milan to oust UEFA Champions League titleholders Barcelona. However, the return leg will be staged at the Camp Nou where the Catalans are naturally unstoppable.
In France, Bayern Munich applied more pressure on struggling French Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille. On-fire Gomez broke the deadlock just before half-time and Arjen Robben rounded up the Germans’ victory on away soil with a curling shot in the 69th minute.
It will be difficult for Marseille to overturn their deficit at the Allianz Arena. Can we already predict a Real Madrid-Bayern Munich Champions League semi-final tie?
UEFA Champions League football will return next week with the following fixtures:
For more on these fixtures’ live streaming and TV schedule info, visit LiveSoccerTV.com’s UEFA Champions League page.