Arsenal face defending champions AC Milan in the decisive leg of their Champions League tie on Tuesday night. Keep up to date with the fortunes of the Italian giants in our weekly Euro Watch.
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AC Milan 1-1 Lazio
Saturday, March 1, 2008
AC Milan were held at home by Lazio in their final game before Tuesday's Champions League showdown with Arsenal. The Rossoneri struggled to find their rhythm in the early stages and eventually went behind when Rolando Bianchi registered nine minutes after the break. However the lead only lasted until the 66th minute when Massimo Oddo slammed home from the penalty spot after Kakha Kaladze had been felled. Late on the visitors were reduced to 10 men when Lorenzo de Silvestri saw red after a lunge on Alexandre Pato. As well as the dropped points, Milan were dealt a major blow by the withdrawal in the opening period of Clarence Seedorf through injury.