Beaten Barcelona complain of pitch after Milan setback

Milan, crowned European champions seven times, had failed to beat the four-times winners in the Champions League since a 2-0 win at the Camp Nou in 2000 and had also exited the competition last season and in 2006 after defeats to the Spaniards.

updated: February 21, 2013 09:25 IST
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Milan: Barcelona assistant coach Jordi Roura hit out at the state of the pitch after his side were left staring at an early Champions League exit following a shock 2-0 reverse to AC Milan on Wednesday.

Ghanaians Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari scored one apiece in a lively second half as the hosts, impressive defensively throughout, stunned the Catalans in their last 16, first leg, at the San Siro.

Roura, standing in for Tito Vilanova while the coach undergoes cancer treatment in New York, admitted the Blaugrana had simply not done enough.

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