Mark van Bommel was relieved after AC Milan progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing to Arsenal on Tuesday.The Italian side had arrived in north London with a four-goal advantage after their first-leg encounter with the Gunners at San Siro three weeks ago.
Arsenal came within a goal of producing an incredible Champions League comeback on Tuesday but fell just short by beating AC Milan 3-0.After losing the first leg of their round-of-16 clash 4-0 at San Siro on February 15, Arsenal needed a miracle at the Emirates Stadium, but first half goals from Laurent Koscielny, Tomas Rosicky and Robin van Persie had them within sight of a stunning upset.
Arsene Wenger says injuries and fatigue prevented his Arsenal team from finding a crucial fourth goal in their futile 3-0 victory over AC Milan.The English Premier League club came into Tuesday's Champions League round-of-16 second leg trailing 4-0 to Serie A title holders Milan.
AC Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati has warned his team not to underestimate Arsenal in their Champions League last 16 clash on Tuesday.The Serie A champions have one foot in the quarter finals after a 4-0 victory against the Gunners in the first leg at San Siro last month.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger may have to alter his formation for the visit of AC Milan in the Champions League.The Gunners will need at least four goals to beat the Italian club - either by taking the game to extra time or beating them outright by five goals.
Arsenal need a second-leg miracle if they are to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals at the expense of AC Milan.Thrashed 4-0 in the first leg at the San Siro on February 15, Arsene Wenger's men will become just the fourth team in the history of UEFA competition to overturn a four-goal first-leg deficit if they can achieve the massive task on Tuesday.