AC Milan Vs. Barcelona, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Antonini Block Keeps Match Level

Wow, that's brilliant defending by AC Milan. There's a slip in the box and suddenly Lionel Messi is clear, forcing Christian Abbiati into a full-stretch save with a vicious low shot. The goalkeeper can't hold on, and the ball rolls towards the onrushing Cristian Tello, steaming in at the far post with what looks like an open goal to aim at. The youngster seems destined to score only for a superb sliding black by Luca Antonini to deny him. Fistpumps from the defender after that one, and well deserved - that was wonderful stuff.

Barcelona are still attacking, of course, and Messi gets tangled up with two players as he tries to break into the box again. The Argentinian hits the deck pretty hard but no penalty is given. It would have been a very soft call, but Jonas Eriksson could easily have given it to make up for the Alexis Sanchez non-penalty in the first half. Fortunately, he didn't. There are three minutes of injury time and it's still 0-0.

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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