Farewell to the European champions.. Inter defeats Viktoria Plzen and sends Barcelona to the European League
Inter Milan officially sent Barcelona to the European League for the second consecutive season, after it was eliminated from the Champions League from the group stage.
Inter Milan defeated Viktoria Plzen, the Czech Republic, today, Wednesday, at Giuseppe Meazza, 4-0, in the fifth round of the Champions League in Group C.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan opened the match goals in the 35th minute.
Edin Dzeko added the second goal for the Nerazzurri in the 42nd minute.
Dzeko scored a second goal for him and a third for his team in the 66th minute.
Romelu Lukaku completed the Inter quartet with a goal in the 87th minute.
With this result, Inter Milan reached 10 points, occupying second place, two points behind leaders Bayern Munich, and for the latter a lesser meeting.
Barcelona comes third with four points before facing Bayern shortly.
Viktoria Plzen is fourth and last in the group without a point.
the summary of the match
The match started with strong pressure from Inter, and Federico Demarco almost scored a goal, but his shot was blocked by Victoria Plzen.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan headed the ball, but was again blocked by the goalkeeper.
Dzeko almost scored a goal, but his shot went just past the left post.
In the 35th minute, Mkhitaryan headed a cross with his head into the net to announce the first goal for Inter.
Demarco scored the second goal for Inter after following a rebound.
Lautaro Martinez started with a great individual effort and passed the ball to Dzeko, who hit the net to announce Inter’s third goal in the 66th minute.
Finally, in the 87th minute, Lukaku received the ball from Joaquin Correa and deposited it in the net to announce the fourth goal of the Nerazzurri.
Club Brugge x Porto
In another match that was held at the same time at the Jan Bridal Stadium, Porto swept its host Club Brugge by four without a response.
Mehdi Tarimi opened the match goals in the 33rd minute.
In the 51st minute, Club Brugge had an opportunity to amend the score, but Noah Lange missed a penalty kick that was saved by the goalkeeper, then returned and his shot hit the post.
Six minutes later, Evinelson scored the second goal for Porto.
And in the 60th minute, Stephen Antunes scored the third goal for the guests.
Mehdi Tarimi finished the match in the 70th minute.
With this result, Klopp’s balance froze at 10 points, leading the second group, followed by Porto with nine points.
Atletico Madrid comes third with four points, and finally Bayer Leverkusen with three points.
Porto and Atletico Madrid will meet shortly.