AC Milan held defending champions Barcelona at San Siro, keeping Messi waiting for his 50th champions league goal.

AC Milan held Barcelona 0-0 in Champions league first leg quarter final.Alexis Sanchez penalty claim was turned down by the referee and Lionel Messi goal dissalowed for offside. AC Milan clear chances were squandered by Robinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The San Siro club playing style proved to be tough for Barcelona as they managed to stop Barcelona from scoring.
Messi taking free-kick during the game: Source Barcelona FC website
During the match, AC Milan has tough task stopping Lionel Messi from scoring a 55th goal this season or 13th in this Champions league campaign and reaching 50 goal mark in UEFA champions league competition, which they accomplished. AC Milan did not only prevent goals but only allowed 3 shots on target from highly rated UEFA champions as they also make 3 shots on target.

AC Milan vs Barcelona in group H and managed to force 2-2 draw and then defeated 3-2 in second matches.  Barcelona vs Inter Milan in San Siro in 2010 ended 3-1 and the second leg 1-0 as Inter Milan progress to final and beat Bayern Munich to lift the title.

Football records
AC Milan have never lost home quarter final in Champions league.
Barcelona has managed to score in all champions league games since November 2009. 

Massimiliano Allegri, Milan coach satisfied by the results and confident he will get the results they needed during the second leg at the Camp Nou: "We played better football after the restart, but in the first half we created several clear chances and despite not exploiting them, we gained in self confidence after such a performance. I think that the final result is fair, now we know we can get the qualification in Barcelona." 

AC Milan vs Barcelona FC video highlight

szólj hozzá: AC Milan 0-0 Barcelona

Bayern Munich vs Marseille
In another champions league  quarter final game, Bayern Munich beat Marseille by 2-0 and made it tough for Marseille to come back in away second leg. Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben goals mean Marseille have to score 3 goals in Allianz Arena and stopped in form attacking striker at Bayern Munich to qualify to the next round.

All Champions league first leg quarter final
Apoel Nicosia vs Real Madrid 0-3
AC Milan vs Barcelona 0-0
Marseille vs Bayern Munich 0-2

Marseille vs Bayern Munich video highlight of all goals

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