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Constant: Milan will not sit back

11 March 2013 11:14

Kevin Constant says AC Milan will not just sit back and defend in Tuesday's Champions League match at Camp Nou against Barcelona.

The Serie A outfit recorded a 2-0 victory at San Siro in the first leg of the round-of-16 tie, but Constant expects a tough night's work in the second meeting between the two sides.

"We’re all focused on the match against Barcelona. We’re well aware that Tuesday’s match will be very different to the first leg," Constant told Milan Channel.

"We start with a 2-0 lead but we won't be going there just to defend. We'll have to take to the field with the right mentality. They'll have a lot of possession but when we get on the ball we'll have to make it count.

"Barcelona are a great team but they're going through a tough period. It happened to us as well at the start of the season but we'll have to be wary of playing the best team in the world."

The wing-back went on to stress that he's confident Milan have what it takes to make it to the quarter-finals.

"I'm convinced that we'll play a good game and get through to the next round, though. We'll have to make the most of the advantage that we have.

"They'll try and attack from the outset and try to score as quickly as possible and we'll have to be ready for that mentally."

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4 - 0

Milan

W W D D L
Competition
UEFA Champions League
Date
12 March 2013
Kick-off
20:45
Half-time
2 - 0
Full-time
4 - 0
On aggregate
4 - 2
Venue
Camp Nou (Barcelona)
Attendance
94944

Goals

L. Messi 5'
(assist by Xavi) 
1 - 0
L. Messi 40'
(assist by Iniesta) 
2 - 0
David Villa 55'
(assist by Xavi) 
3 - 0
Jordi Alba 90'+2
(assist by A. Sánchez) 
4 - 0

Lineups

# Player Bookings
1
2
3
18 90+2'
14
8
6
16
10 5' 40'
7 55'
17 41'
Coach: Tito Vilanova
# Player Bookings
32
5 54'
17
20
21
10 22'
16 45+1'
23
18
92
19
Coach: M. Allegri

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
9
5
21
4
13
25
37
# Player Bookings
4
7
22
1
2
8
25

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