MILAN (AP) — Still smarting from controversial refereeing decisions and troubled by impending new financial fair play sanctions, AC Milan is preparing for one of its most crucial games of the season this weekend.
Milan hosts Lazio on Saturday in a match that could prove important to both teams’ Champions League hopes.
“The match is still worth only three points, but Lazio has a game in hand and we could end up tied in fourth place,” Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso said. “It’s a vital match, it’s like a final, and we must take home all three points if we want to stay in the Champions League race.”
Milan enters the game in fourth, in the final qualifying spot for the Champions League, but is only