Barca 3-3 Inter: Inter miss their chance to eliminate Barca

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On Wednesday, Barca and Inter played out a 3-3 draw at the Nou Camp. Barca were looking to get back to winning ways after losing their last match 1-0 to Internazionale while Inter were hoping to continue their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Barcelona and Viktoria Pilsen. Barca are now in 3rd place, with 4 points from 4 matches, while Inter sit in 2nd, with 7 points from 4.

Los Blaugranas started strongly in the first half, when Ousmane Dembele gave them the lead just before half-time

Inter staged a comeback in the second half, with an early goal from Nicolo Barella in the 50th minute. Nerazzurri looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a goal from Lautaro Martinez, 63 minutes in to establish a 2-1. However, they were unable to maintain their lead, Robert Lewandowski managing to equalize, 82 minutes in 2-2. However, each side looked hungry to win and Inter then found the back of the net, at 89 minutes thanks to Robin Gosens, taking the score to 3-2. In the end though, their lead was short-lived, as Robert Lewandowski equalised for Barca just before the full time. The match ended 3-3.

Substitutions for Barca included Ansu Fati, Frenkie De Jong, Alejandro Balde, Franck Kessie and Ferran Torres for Raphinha, Sergio Busquets, Marcos Alonso, Sergi Roberto and Gavi, respectively. Inter brought on Matteo Darmian, Robin Gosens, Raoul Bellanova, Francesco Acerbi and Kristjan Asllani, to replace Federico Dimarco, Hakan Calhanoglu, Edin Dzeko, Alessandro Bastoni and Nicolo Barella.

There were bookings for Ousmane Dembele from Barca. For Inter, Lautaro Martinez, Stefan De Vrij and Henrikh Mkhitaryan saw yellow.

Barca next face Bayern Munich while Inter are at home to Viktoria Pilsen.

Technical card:
Barcelona:Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto (Franck Kessie, min.73), Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, Marcos Alonso (Alejandro Balde, min.72), Gavi (Ferran Torres, min.82), Pedri, Sergio Busquets (Frenkie De Jong, min.64), Raphinha (Ansu Fati, min.64), Robert Lewandowski and Ousmane Dembele
Internazionale:Andre Onana, Milan Skriniar, Stefan De Vrij, Alessandro Bastoni (Francesco Acerbi, min.85), Denzel Dumfries, Nicolo Barella (Kristjan Asllani, min.85), Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Hakan Calhanoglu (Robin Gosens, min.76), Federico Dimarco (Matteo Darmian, min.67), Edin Dzeko (Raoul Bellanova, min.76) and Lautaro Martinez
Stadium:the Nou Camp
Goals:Ousmane Dembele (1-0, min. 40), Nicolo Barella (1-1, min. 50), Lautaro Martinez (1-2, min. 63), Robert Lewandowski (2-2, min. 82), Robin Gosens (2-3, min. 89) and Robert Lewandowski (3-3, min. 90)