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Barcelona's Lionel Messi not in squad to face Inter Milan

08 November, 2018, 14:43 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Messi travels to Inter sans 'medical all-clear'

Kylian Mbappe set up Juan Bernat to put Paris ahead just before the break, but Lorenzo Insigne beat Gianluigi Buffon from the penalty spot in the second half as these sides played out a draw for the second time in a fortnight. He's done really well and the goal will do him good.

"I want to play more". Real Madrid were dispatched 5-1, admittedly they were far from their usual best due to the lack of confidence in Julen Lopetegui's ideas and he ended up being sacked not long afterwards.

Barca, without injured Lionel Messi, were left to lament throwing away three points from a game in which they created more than enough chances to win but couldn't get past the superb Slovenia worldwide in the Inter goal.

Group C seem to be the toughest in this season's competition as Liverpool were beaten away to Red Star Belgrade by 2-0 while Napoli and PSG shared the points with a 1-1 scoreline.

But Inter hit back to earn a point thanks to Mauro Icardi's 87th-minute leveller, keeping the three-time former winners on course to join Barcelona in qualifying for the last 16 from Group B. Therefore, the defence and Marc-Andre ter Stegen will have to be in top form to nullify his impact.

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"We are very pleased for Malcom", he told Movistar.

"We didn't give up after they scored and fortunately the ball bounced to me. there was a bit of luck that the ball arrived there".

It also reduces the chance of hindering Messi's recovery because he wasn't supposed to come back so quick from his arm injury.

"You do not know what can happen and we didn't want to take risks". The Argentine clearly loves playing football and, despite having won it all in his career, he is still trying his utmost best to recover quickly and return to first team action. If anything, Dembele isn't as effective against weaker sides because there is usually less space to work in.

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