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What a spectacle of "Meazza"!

sport live champions leagueTeams AC Milan and Barcelona created a beautiful clasht of Champions League Group H in Italy, finished 3-2 for Barcelona.

Outstanding dynamics, multiple positions, striking omissions and plays great crowd saw the "Giuseppe Meazza".

Goals for the guests of "Camp Nou" realized Mark van Bommel (14 - own goal), Lionel Messi (31 penalty) and Xavi Hernandez (63). For milans marked Zlatan Ibrahimovic (20) and Kevin-Prince Boateng (54) as the famous Swede played a very strong match.

"It was crucial to win tonight as it makes the draw for the round of 16 slightly easier, in theory, which is better for us," Messi was quoted as saying on the official Uefa website. Said Messi after the match.

"We badly wanted to win against this great team and I think it was a great spectacle for the fans in a fantastic stadium. It was a great match against a prestigious team. We finished top which was what we were looking for."

The Argentine then reflected on his first successful strike against an Italian team, but stressed that it was all about the three points rather than individual glory.

"It was nice to score my first goal against an Italian team but the important thing was to win and we did that against a side with excellent players."

The Blaugrana head coach was very pleased with the Catalans' performance at San Siro and is confident they can compete for trophies again this season.

"It was a true honour to have beaten such a prestigious team like Milan at the historic San Siro. I'm pleased that the people who watched the game had fun," Guardiola said during the post-match press conference.

"We played a good away game, and now to come here and generate so many chances against such a big team, with such history and tradition... it gives us pride. It’s an honour to beat Milan at San Siro.

"The lads competed to win. I saw things that make me rather optimistic for the future. Once again, I can say that we will compete until the end and try to win something."

Barcelona resume domestic match action on Saturday with an away match versus Getafe.

Watch Champions League Milan 2-3 Barcelona full video highlights here.