The veracity of AC Milan's resurgence in Italy's Serie A is set to be put to the test when Barcelona visit the San Siro Wednesday for the first leg of a last 16 tie in the Champions League.
Barcelona train on the eve of their Champions League clash with AC Milan, on February 19, 2013, at the San Siro. Barca travel to Milan without coach Tito Vilanova as he continues treatment in New York to help him recover from a throat cancer operation he underwent before Christmas.
After their worst ever start to a league campaign the Rossoneri have climbed to third place and within touch of securing one of the three Champions League places for next year.
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