UEFA Champions League: Ten-man AC Milan hold Ajax to goalless draw, book last-16 spot

Despite Ajax enjoying most of the possession in a dominant second half and laying siege to the Milan goal in the last quarter hour, Massimiliano Allegri's men held firm to finish second in Group H behind Barcelona.

updated: December 12, 2013 12:19 IST
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Milan: Ten-man AC Milan resisted a spirited Ajax to hold the Dutch giants to a goalless draw and book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.

Seven-time champions Milan welcomed Frank De Boer's men to the San Siro stadium confident of claiming the point that would seal their entry to the knockout phase.

But after an auspicious start the Rossoneri's hopes suffered a huge blow when captain Riccardo Montolivo saw red in the 19th minute for a late tackle on midfielder Christian Poulsen.

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