Barca complain to UEFA over San Siro pitch

Madrid: Spanish football giants Barcelona on Thursday said they had complained to UEFA over the quality of the pitch at the San Siro, after they were held 0-0 by AC Milan in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final.

"FC Barcelona has lodged a complaint with UEFA over the state of the pitch at the Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) stadium during the Champions League match," the club said on its website.

After Wednesday`s match, Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola complained about the pitch, saying that "we adapt to everything, we come and we play. But it is difficult when the pitch is in this state".

Barcelona will host the second leg at Camp Nou on Tuesday.