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Arsenal Face AC Milan

The Gunners have been handed a piss easy draw for the first knock out stage of the Champions League after being paired with the current holders.

Never being a club to do things the easy way Arsenal face AC Milan over a two legged clash in what is arguably the tie of the round.

Champions League second round draw in full:

Celtic v Barcelona
Lyon v Manchester United
Schalke v Porto
Liverpool v Internazionale
Roma v Real Madrid
Arsenal v Milan
Olympiakos v Chelsea
Fenerbahce v Sevilla

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Date:Friday December 21 2007
Time: 11:51AM


a real midfield battle. but wengerball, if played right, will get the better of these ageing italians. Mattuso vs Gattuso and Cesc vs Kaka. bit early for this i know but wenger will play 4-5-1, so who will be left out of attack?
21/12/2007 11:57:00
What a mouth watering couple of games we have instore for us!!! Deffinitly the tie of the round. It will b the AC Milan Old Men vs the Arsenal Boys! Wish i could go to the Emirates and see the likes of Kaka playing up against Fabregas!! damn it Tim you get all the luck!!!
21/12/2007 11:58:00
Actually , I am ok with this. I think our style of play will upend the defending Champs. In fact I am more concerned about this weekend than Milan. Ramos has already made an impact and Spurs are a tighter unit now than under wobberly Jol.
21/12/2007 11:59:00
Also Rob, he doesnt have to leave anyone out. If everyone is fit then, although i know it's not his best position, stick RVP on the left and move Tommy Gun into central midfield alongside Cesc. keeps everyone happy, and we still have one of out most influential players on the pitch.
21/12/2007 12:01:00
You'll be facing the Dinosaurs huh? Put your best defensive midfielders to block Seedorf and Kaka. The milan team dies.
21/12/2007 12:03:00
itsup4grabsnow, yes i was thinking that, but with so pirlo, kaka, and gattuso, would wenger not want to play cesc, matty and another DM? maybe not...
21/12/2007 12:03:00
yes, chelski... seedorf as well
21/12/2007 12:08:00
Flights to Milan booked, £33, nice one. Though I think Liverpool are playing Inter away the night after we play Milan away, which doesn't fill me with joy.
Little Dutch
21/12/2007 12:17:00
I think you could do them, use your pacy attack against there old men and they won't stand a chance. The only way i can see milan getting through is if Ancelotti packs the midfield to stop the supply getting to van persie etc. And even then I'd have you down as favourites.
21/12/2007 12:22:00
Am I alone in feeling fully confident about this game?? As long as we dictate the pace, then we will win. Simple!
21/12/2007 12:25:00
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