FINAL RESULTS: 3-3 (DRAW)
This week, Barcelona will host Inter Milan at the Camp Nou in an effort to advance to the knockout rounds of the Champions League.
The hosts will need to win this match in order to join Bayern Munich in the round of 16, as La Blaugrana lost 1-0 away at the San Siro.
With six points after three games compared to Barcelona’s three, Inter leads the race for second place in Group C.
Losing for Barcelona might spell the end of their second-straight season of group stage play in the Champions League under Xavi.
The Sporting News is covering the game live from Camp Nou, offering commentary and score updates.
Dembele, 41st minute, goal (BAR)
Barella – INT – 50th min.
Lewandowski – BAR in the 81st minute
89th minute – Gosens – INT
Lewandowski – BAR 90+3 Mins, Third Minute: LEWANDOWSKI SUCCESSES AGAIN!
ANOTHER SAVE FOR BARCELONA FROM LEWAN-GOAL-SKI!
Onana struggles to handle Garcia’s lofted cross, and Lewandowski boldly scores to tie the score at three!
6 MORE MINUTES ADDED!
89 minutes in: INTER……….ARE……….BACK……….IN……FRONT!
Barcelona is once again destroyed by Inter as a result of Martinez being let free by Onana’s long pass to go past a defenseless Barca and having his square ball buried by Gosens.
Bastoni is replaced by Francesco Acerbi in the 85th minute. Can either team win?
LEWANDOWSKI EQUALIZES after 81 minutes!
The Polish veteran had numerous opportunities, and he finally converts one when de Vrij fails to clear his lines and he blasts past Onana.
Ferran Torres replaces Gavi in the final Xavi substitution, Mkhitaryan is cautioned for a foul on de Jong, and goal scorer Barella is replaced by Kristjan Asllani.
Lewandowski misses the target of another cross into the area at minute 78. Dembele arrives on Darmian after hours and picks up a booking as Barcelona approaches.
Lewandowski slightly misses a header from a corner in the final five minutes as Barcelona continues to press. Inzaghi replaces Dzeko and Calhanoglu with Raoul Bellanova and Robin Gosens.
More Xavi substitutions in the 74th minute as Alexa Balde and Franck Kessie replace Roberto and Marcos Alonso.
Lewandowski scores a goal for Barcelona in the 70th minute, but the offside flag is up.
Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati are brought in for Xavi in the 66th minute, while Raphinha and Busquets are taken off. Federico Dimarco is replaced by Matteo Darmian for the visitors.
Inter takes the lead in 63 seconds while Barra is breaking down.
Calhanoglu snatches the ball from Sergio Busquets and sends it into the box, which is disastrous for Barcelona. Martinez snuck by Ter Stegen and handily escapes Eric Garcia’s challenge!
Barça’s defense is a horror show, and they are only 25 minutes away from being eliminated from the Champions League.
Pedri tests Onana in the 62nd minute as Barcelona attempts to regain some control!
60 Minutes: Everything is now inter.
Inter create a number of chances after scoring their equalizer, and Gavi does well to react in time to stop Dzeko’s shot.
Calhanoglu, the hero of the San Siro, nearly beats Ter Stegen with a thunderous attempt from outside the box, but the German stops him.
After that, Dumfries sneaks in on the overlap to head goalward, but Ter Stegen is there to block the attempt.
54 Minutes: Lewandowski nearly quickly responds for Barca after Pedri’s flick sends him wide.
Inter get two yellow cards as the official warns both Stefan de Vrij and Jordi Martinez for late crunches on Pedri.
50 Minutes: INTERNAL EQUALIZE!
Barella sneaks through Gavi and Gerard Pique to steer past Ter Stegen as Alessandro Bastoni’s magnificent free shot enters the box!
46 Minutes: Play has resumed. Neither team made any changes at halftime due to Skriniar’s injury.
BARCELONA 1 INTER MILAN AT HALF-TIME 0
On a fun night at the Camp Nou, there were chances on both ends, but in Catalonia, Barcelona’s extra edge has made all the difference.
The home team is leading 1-0 at halftime as they try to maintain their chances of making the last 16 of the Champions League. Dembele scored from close range.
At the half, Bayern Munich led Viktoria Plzen 4-0, thereby ensuring their position in the round of 16. Barcelona and Inter now compete for second place in Group C.
Raphinha notices Onana out of position and attempts an outrageous shot that just misses the goal post with 44 minutes remaining.
Goallllllllllllllll in 41 seconds! TAKE THE LEADERSHIP, BARCELONA!
Finally, Barca’s pressure pays off!Raphinha did well to maintain possession of the ball and locate the advancing Dembele scores from a pass by Sergi Roberto across the box.
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