Match statistics

MilanBarcelona

Goals scored2
 
3
Attempts on target3
 
6
Attempts off target5
 
7
Corners4
 
3
Offsides8
 
2
Fouls committed25
 
18
Yellow cards4
 
4
Red cards1
 
0
Possession (%)40
 
60

Standings

Group H

PPts
1FC Barcelona Barcelona513
2AC Milan Milan58
3FC Viktoria Plzeň Plzeň54
4FC BATE Borisov BATE52
Last updated: 21/05/2012 17:42 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Referee Wolfgang Stark brings to a close a hugely entertaining match here. Barcelona have beaten Milan 3-2. Lionel Messi was once again the star of the show, scoring one and creating the winner for Xavi Hernández with a sublime pass. Milan more than played their part and on another night, Kevin-Prince Boateng's outstanding goal would have been worthy of winning a game. Barcelona go through to the round of 16 as group winners, whilst Milan have to settle for the runners-up slot.
  • 90+5
    Ibrahimović (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 90+3
    Messi (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+2
    Zambrotta (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).
    Barcelona take the free kick short as they look to run the clock out and get the three points. Is there still time for Milan?
  • 90+1
    Thiago Silva (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) fouls.
  • 90+1
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    J. Dos Santos (in) - Thiago Alcántara (out) (Barcelona)
  • 90+1
    Pato (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 89
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 89
    Seedorf (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • 88
    Bonera (Milan) has a shot blocked.
    Clarence Seedorf's cross is cleared brilliantly by Javier Mascherano. The Dutchman crosses again but Daniele Bonera's fierce shot is blocked.
  • 88
    Seedorf (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Keita (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nocerino (Milan).
  • 87
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 87
    Aquilani (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).
  • 87
    Messi (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    86
    Zambrotta (Milan) is booked.
  • 86
    Zambrotta (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • 86
    Thiago Silva (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 85
    Ibrahimović (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    85
    Mascherano (Barcelona) is booked.
  • 85
    Mascherano (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pato (Milan).
  • 85
    Messi (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
    The corner is thumped clear at the near post by Zlatan Ibrahimović.
  • 85
    Keita (Barcelona) misses the target.
    Seydou Keita sees some space open up in front of him. He hits a shot but it is charged down and spins out for a corner.
  • 84
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 84
    Zambrotta (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 83
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Abate (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona).
  • 82
    Thiago Silva (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nocerino (Milan).
  • 82
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Nocerino (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 81
    Nocerino (Milan) delivers the corner.
    A good move down the Milan left looks threatening. Antonio Nocerino shows good pace to get to the byline, but his cross is blocked. The corner is headed away and the chance is gone.
  • Substitution
    80
    Pedro Rodríguez (in) - Fàbregas (out) (Barcelona)
  • 76
    Abidal (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 76
    Ibrahimović (Milan) fouls.
  • 75
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 75
    Bonera (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona).
  • Substitution
    72
    Nocerino (in) - Van Bommel (out) (Milan)
  • 72
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 71
    Ibrahimović (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Keita (Barcelona).
  • 70
    Puyol (Barcelona) fouls.
  • 70
    Pato (Milan) has a shot blocked.
  • 69
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) misses the target.
    Thiago Alcántara's free-kick is flicked goalwards by Alexis Sánchez. Christian Abbiati does well to save low down to his right.
  • 69
    Abbiati (Milan) makes a save.
  • 69
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 69
    Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 69
    Thiago Silva (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • Substitution
    68
    Alexis Sánchez (in) - Villa (out) (Barcelona)
  • 68
    Zambrotta (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 67
    Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Thiago Silva (Milan).
  • Substitution
    66
    Bonera (in) - Nesta (out) (Milan)
  • 64
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Ibrahimović (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 64
    Abidal (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Goal
    63
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) scores!
    Lionel Messi shows superb vision as his pass takes four Milan players out of the game. Xavi Hernández does not need to break stride as he collects the ball and slides it into the corner under pressure from Ignazio Abate. Another wonderful goal in this pulsating game.
  • 62
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Ibrahimović (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 62
    Zambrotta (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Messi (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zambrotta (Milan).
  • 61
    Seedorf (Milan) delivers the corner.
  • 59
    Messi (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Ibrahimović (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 58
    Nesta (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 58
    Villa (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 55
    Villa (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • Goal
    54
    Boateng (Milan) scores!
    Kevin-Prince Boateng seizes on a loose ball from Javier Mascherano's clearance. He beats Éric Abidal with an outrageous piece of skill before lashing a shot past Víctor Valdés inside the near post. A splendid piece of individual brilliance there.
  • 53
    Villa (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 53
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Aquilani (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Keita (Barcelona).
  • 52
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Boateng (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 51
    Messi (Barcelona) misses the target.
    Cesc Fàbregas' delicate pass drops nicely for Lionel Messi. His volley is just wide with Christian Abbiati throwing himself across the goal to cover. A very good chance after a wonderful pass from Fàbregas.
  • 49
    Nesta (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 49
    Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Seedorf (Milan).
  • 48
    Puyol (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
    The ball falls to Carles Puyol in the area, he slips as he hits his shot and Alberto Aquilani is able to block the chance.
  • 48
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 48
    Abate (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Barcelona).
  • 47
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 46
    Ibrahimović (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    46
    Pato (in) - Robinho (out) (Milan)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Milan get us underway for this second half. Pato has replaced Robinho up front for the home side. The young Brazilian will hope to repeat his goalscoring exploits of matchday one again tonight.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    An exciting first half there as both sides seemed to be able to create chances at will. Milan will feel slightly hard done by to go in at the break behind. Judging by the first half however, they will feel there are definitely goals to be had in this second half.
  • 45+3
    Seedorf (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 45+3
    Abidal (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Robinho (Milan).
  • Yellow Card
    45+2
    Abidal (Barcelona) is booked.
  • 45+2
    Thiago Silva (Milan) misses the target.
    Clarence Seedorf's corner finds Thiago Silva who has a free header. He can't find the target though and guides it wide.
  • 45+2
    Seedorf (Milan) delivers the corner.
  • 45+2
    Seedorf (Milan) misses the target.
    Zlatan Ibrahimović wins another header, his pass finds Clarence Seedorf whose shot is well blocked.
  • 44
    Seedorf (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    43
    Puyol (Barcelona) is booked.
  • 43
    Puyol (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Boateng (Milan).
  • 43
    Boateng (Milan) misses the target.
  • 42
    Seedorf (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 42
    Mascherano (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Boateng (Milan).
  • 41
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Nesta (Milan) fouls.
  • 40
    Zambrotta (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 40
    Aquilani (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Villa (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Abate (Milan).
  • 39
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 39
    Ibrahimović (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Abidal (Barcelona).
  • 39
    Abbiati (Milan) makes a save.
    Lionel Messi's run sees him making some space for a shot. Once again Milan's goalkeeper Christian Abbiati is up to the task however, saving low to his left.
  • 39
    Messi (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 38
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) makes a save.
    Kevin-Prince Boateng, who seems to finding a lot of space down that right side has a volley pushed away by Víctor Valdés. This game has been very open and entertaining so far.
  • 38
    Boateng (Milan) has an effort on goal.
  • 37
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Bommel (Milan).
  • 35
    Boateng (Milan) misses the target.
    Kevin-Prince Boateng is free on the right wing after good approach work from Zlatan Ibrahimović. He can't direct his shot on target however and the chance is missed.
  • 34
    Abidal (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    34
    Van Bommel (Milan) is shown a yellow card.
  • 34
    Van Bommel (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Xavi Hernández (Barcelona).
  • 33
    Abbiati (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 33
    Villa (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 33
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 33
    Abbiati (Milan) makes a save.
  • 33
    Villa (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
    Christian Abbiati makes an incredible save to deny David Villa from close range. The Italian somehow blocks the shot and gets it over the bar to safety. Wonderful goalkeeping form the Milan stopper there.
  • Goal
    31
    Messi (Barcelona) scores from the penalty spot.
    Lionel Messi restores his team's lead with a driven penalty low to the goalkeeper's left. The penalty was awarded after Alberto Aquilani brought down Xavi Hernández as the Spainish star ran through in goal.
  • Yellow Card
    31
    Messi (Barcelona) is shown a yellow card.
  • Red Card
    30
    Aquilani (Milan) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
  • 29
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) was fouled in the penalty area by Aquilani (Milan)
  • 29
    Puyol (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 29
    Ibrahimović (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 25
    Villa (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 24
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    24
    Aquilani (Milan) is shown a yellow card.
  • 24
    Aquilani (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Barcelona).
  • 23
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 23
    Messi (Barcelona) misses the target.
    Xavi Hernández puts the ball into the area for Cesc Fàbregas who has beaten the offside trap. His cross finds Lionel Messi but the striker hits the crossbar from close range.
  • Goal
    20
    Ibrahimović (Milan) scores!
    Alberto Aquilani does well to pick out Clarence Seedorf in a good position on the Milan left. The experienced Dutchman waits before sliding a perfect pass into the path of Zlatan Ibrahimović. The former Barcelona striker finishes calmly and draws his current side level. A beautifully worked goal.
  • 19
    Robinho (Milan) misses the target.
    Zlatan Ibrahimović picks out Kevin-Prince Boateng. his cross is perfect for Robinho, but somehow the Brazilian skews his shot over the bar.
  • 18
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 18
    Aquilani (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 17
    Abbiati (Milan) makes a save.
    Thiago Alcántara, who has looked bright so far chips a lovely pass through for Cesc Fàbregas. his volley is straight at Christian Abbiati.
  • 17
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 17
    Thiago Silva (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 16
    Messi (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Thiago Silva (Milan).
  • 16
    Mascherano (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Boateng (Milan).
  • 15
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 15
    Thiago Silva (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • 15
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 15
    Robinho (Milan) fouls.
  • Goal
    14
    Van Bommel (Milan) scores an own goal.
    A sweeping move down the Barcelona right sees Cesc Fàbregas feed Lionel Messi. He shows great vision and finds Seydou Keita on the left hand side. Keita breaks into the area and crosses low to the back post where Mark van Bommel, under pressure from Xavi Hernández turns the ball into his own net.
  • 12
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 12
    Boateng (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 12
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 12
    Boateng (Milan) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 11
    Zambrotta (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 10
    Puyol (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Seedorf (Milan).
    Gianluca Zambrotta's free-kick is won well by Zlatan Ibrahimović. Thiago Alcántara shows great composure in a crowded area and heads back to his goalkeeper and the chance is gone.
  • 8
    Thiago Silva (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 8
    Messi (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Seedorf (Milan).
  • 4
    Villa (Barcelona) misses the target.
    A good break there by Barcelona. Lionel Messi's pass is dummied by Cesc Fàbregas to let in David Villa. His shot from the edge of the area is off target however.
  • 3
    Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nesta (Milan).
  • 3
    Nesta (Milan) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Seedorf (Milan) delivers the corner.
  • 1
    Ibrahimović (Milan) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Keita (Barcelona).
    Milan force some early pressure but Seydou Keita is alive to the situation and beats Zlatan Ibrahimović to the ball to win a foul in his own area.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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