AC Milan Vs. Barcelona, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Nesta Booked For Foul On Messi

Well that sure is interesting. AC Milan spring a quite brilliant counterattack, opening up Barcelona with a nice pass to Antonio Nocerino, who's in miles of space down the right flank. The midfielder drives forward only to see his low cross cut out by Carles Puyol, but Milan retain possession and cycle the ball back around Victor Valdes' box for a few seconds before another cross is swung towards the imposing figure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Uncharacteristically, the big Swede miscontrols, and the chance is gone.

Barcelona aren't taking this lying down, of course - Alessandro Nesta has just been booked for a bizarre flying 'tackle' on Lionel Messi - entirely deserved, that - and the little Argentinian isn't far off from scoring with the resultant free kick. This match is still scoreless, and I'm not entirely how. About an hour gone at the San Siro.

We'll have constant updates during this match in our UEFA Champions League Wednesday StoryStream. For more on the two teams, head over to Barcelona blog Barca Blaugranes and The AC Milan Offside.

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