Inter Milan have ensured qualification for the next round of the Champions League by beating Viktoria Plzen 4-0 which means Barcelona have been eliminated from the competition.
Henrik Mkhitaryan took the lead for Inter in the 35th minute with a fantastic header. Edin Dzeko doubled the lead in the 42nd minute then bagging a brace in the second half. Lukaku scored the fourth goal in the second have to seal Barca’s fate.
The Catalans got dealt the heavy blow going into a crucial game against Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou. Now all that is left for them to play for is their pride.
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Goal! Inter 4-0 Viktoria
Romelu Lukaku scores Inter Milan’s fourth goal of the game.
Goal! Inter 3-0 Viktoria
Lautaro holds the ball up in the box, turns, lays it off for Dzeko to sidefoot the ball into the bottom left corner.
Viktoria need to score 2 goals to give Barcelona a chance in this competition.
Inter lead Viktoria Plzen 2-0 at the break. As it stands, Barcelona will be out of the Champions League.
Goal! Inter 2-0 Viktoria
It looks like it’s all over for Barcelona. Switch comes to an unmarked Dimarco on the left side of the box and he cuts it across the box for a Dzeko tap in.
Goal! Inter 1-0 Viktoria
Inter take the lead with a back post header from Henrikh Mkhitaryan!
And so it begins!
Inter know a win against Viktoria Plzen would eliminate Barcelona and guarantee their Champions League Round of 16 spot, so Edin Dzeko partners Lautaro Martinez, with Romelu Lukaku on the bench