Milan and Atletico Madrid have a rare meeting coming up in Europe.
(PHOTO: Zapata, De Sciglio and Bonera celebrate at the San Siro in the final group game against Ajax)
MILAN - Here are all the facts and figures ahead of Milan's Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid:
PREVIOUS MEETINGS: The teams have never met in the Champions League but they met in the semi-finals of the Latin Cup on June 20th 1951 which Milan won 4-1 with Mario Renosto scoring a hat-trick and Nordahl the other.
CURRENT FORMER MILAN AND ATLETICO MADRID PLAYERS:
For Milan: Christian Abbiati (Atletico Madrid 2007/2008)
None for Atletico Madrid.
Jose Mari (Atletico Madrid 1997 to 1999 and then 2002/2003, at Milan from January 2000 to 2002), Javi Moreno (Milan 2001/2002, Atletico Madrid 2002 to 2004), Cosmin Contra (Milan 2001/2002, Atletico Madrid 2002 to 2004), Christian Vieri (Atletico Madrid 1997/1998, at Milan July to January 2005/2006) and Paulo Futre (Atletico Madrid from 1987 to 1993, Milan 1995/1996)
CURIOUS FACT: Atletico Madrid were founded on April 26th 1903 by students and they picked their colours to match the mattresses in Spain at the time which were red and white thus they became known at the "Colchoneros" - The Mattress Makers.
MILAN'S LAST FIVE HOME GAMES IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE:
2013/14. Milan-Ajax 0-0
2013/14. Milan-Barcelona 1-1
2013/14. Milan-Celtic 2-0
2013/14. Milan-PSV 3-0
2012/13. Milan-Barcelona 2-0
ATLETICO MADRID'S LAST FIVE AWAY GAMES IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE::
2013/14. Zenit-Atletico Madrid 1-1
2013/14. Austria Vienna-Atletico Madrid 0-3
2013/14. Porto-Atletico Madrid 1-2
2009/10. Apoel-Atletico Madrid 1-1
2009/10. Chelsea-Atletico Madrid 4-0