The Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri, stressed that the winner of the match between Barça and his team will probably be one of the finalists in this issue, given the potential for both sets.
"When they play Barça and Milan is a game of great charm because they play two of the most important teams of the moment. Whoever wins this match will probably be one of the teams that go to the the final," said the Italian coach.
In his view, "have to be very careful, play with courage, with courage, for tomorrow, to spend the tie must dial" and also "strive to maintain a positive attitude in the field as a team, because we know that two results on three would be favorable. " (via SPORT)
[Allegri on the game against Barça: "It will be like a final"]
For Allegri, Milan's options are to "prevent Barça mark, as in the first leg."
Massimiliano Allegri, Milan coach has said a few minutes at the airport of Milan tomorrow's match between culés and Rossoneri will be "like a final."
Interestingly, it has been as MD has titled its front page today in the paper edition. Asked about the lineup that will have tomorrow night at the Camp Nou, Allegri threw balls away. Of course, gave a clue to what may be the tactic employed by all around Lombard in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, after the 0-0 first-leg: "We have to play again as San Siro and above all avoid Barça over that mark. that would give us a good chance of passing. "
Earlier in the news conference in Milanello said that "tomorrow we will find the best Barcelona in the season. We must be ready to play very well technically and out of difficult situations quickly. Will be important to know when to attack and when to defend. we must be able to split the party into two or three periods, trying to address them in the right way, "said the coach" Rossoneri ".
"The point is that Milan are playing the second leg quarterfinal Champions League against the best in the world. For all it is an important occasion," said Allegri, who said he has asked his players to play as last week they get the bonus check.
Milan coach was asked about the novelty of the squad for the match tomorrow, the Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato, who returns to the team after returning from Atlanta (USA) where he had gone to medical appointments to put a solution to their continuous muscle injuries. In this sense, Allegri explained that he had returned the "balance" to the set of muscles that make up your body and this should help you avoid further injury, but said, if it works is something that only you will know once you leave the field.
A Pato "I saw him again yesterday after a month. Yesterday was the first practice with the team this afternoon in Barcelona and then the second will cherish. Thirty minutes to play just a little training. I've been to Barcelona five forwards and one will stay in the stands, "he said.
The Milan coach, current leader of the Italian League last Saturday and did not exceed 1-1 at Catania, said that with such party has not followed "material time" to prepare the tactic of meeting tomorrow. "Anyway we played against them a few days ago and we are ready. Barcelona is still the best team in the world, but within the match tomorrow will be two or three turning points that have to be able to understand and interpret," said Allegri.
"I do calculations on the results at our disposal. Could finish 0-0 and go to penalties, although I do not end it like this," he said. Milan, who counts among his 23 man squad for the meeting tomorrow with Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robinho will arrive in Barcelona with three hours late. (via MD)