Despite the almost non-existent threat from AC Milan, Barcelona have brought on a bit of an insurance policy: their club captain, Carles Puyol, who has been missing since May from the side. Midfielder Seydou Keita is the man to make way for the center half.
With the substitution of Urby Emanuelson for forward Antonio Cassano, both teams are putting forth a more defensive midset. Emanuelson has already felt the wrath of Danny Alves, who was shown a yellow for a challenge on the Dutchman, The Barcelona defender was nearly forced into the foul by a silly ball thrown from keeper Victor Valdes, with the Milan defender lurking nearby.
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