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This year Champions League began more than hot at 13 September. Barcelona will launch the defence of their Champions League title in a group which contains Italian giants AC Milan.

Milan, who beat the Spanish side in the 1994 European final, finished runners-up in Serie A last season and were in pot two for today's draw in Monaco.

That was always going to leave them with a difficult tie against one of the top seeds from pot one, and they landed the biggest in the three-time defending Primera Division champions. Yesterday Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri said that the only team who is afraid is Barcelona.

Media players in Catalonia and the team wanted to avoid even Milan, who was the most serious opponent in the second box.

Both clubs were last in a group in the 2004/2005 season year when at "San Siro" Milan won 1-0 after a goal of Andriy Shevchenko. At "Camp Nou" battle ended with a 2-1 success for Barca after Ronaldinho's and Samuel Eto'o goals.

The last time both teams met in the Champions League in season 2005/2006 year on a semifinal. Interestingly, the game of "Camp Nou" is remembered for the canceled regular Andriy Shevchenko goal of the German referee Markus Merk in the 75th minute, who sent both teams into overtime.

During the year 1999/2000 season, both teams were again in the group stage. Then Milan beat with 2-0 in Spain and the "San Siro" Rivaldo said historic hat-trick for Barcelona in the final 3-3.