(ANSA) - Rome, December 16 - AC Milan on Monday were drawn
against in-form Spanish side Atletico Madrid in the first
knockout round of the Champions League.
Atletico cruised to the last 16 of Europe's premier club
competition, winning five out of their six group games and
drawing the other.
They are also level on points with Barcelona at top of the
Milan finished second in Group H with nine points, four
behind group winners Barcelona, and are struggling in Serie A-
trailing leaders Juventus by 25 points, albeit with a game in
They are Italy's only survivors in the Champions League
after Napoli and Juventus failed to progress from their groups.