Wednesday, September 14, 2011

AC Milan did not play catenaccio against Barcelona, claims Adriano Galliani!

The San Siro side's vice-president has dedicated the Italians' appropriate access at Camp Nou, advertence they were artlessly pushed aback by their opponents in Champions League thriller.

AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has insisted that his side's appearance of comedy in Tuesday's 2-2 Champions League draw adjoin Barcelona was not catenaccio but was alone a aftereffect of the Catalans' acute burden at Camp Nou.

The Serie A champions were pushed aback into their own bisected for ample genitalia of the bold and hardly created any opportunities in their Group H encounter, but Galliani has declared that Milan did not intend to avert in numbers above-mentioned to the match.

"What we did was not catenaccio. You are artlessly affected to avert this abysmal adjoin Barcelona, because they accumulate control so well. You hardly get the adventitious to attack," Galliani was quoted as adage by La Gazzetta dello Sport.

"Barcelona are amazing with the brawl at their feet. They enjoyed 70 per cent control and we were clumsy to win the brawl from them.

"The defence did a abundant job though, and Thiago Silva and [Alessandro] Nesta in accurate were impressive. We struggled a bit to cope with Dani Alves, but that afflicted with the access of [Urby] Emanuelson."

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