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Inter, Barca eye Champions League last 16

PARIS (AFP) - Holders Inter Milan, 2009 champions Barcelona and last season's semi-finalists Lyon can all reach the last 16 of this season's Champions League with victories in the group stage on Tuesday.

Inter, who ended a 45-year wait for Europe's top club prize in May, face perhaps the most difficult assignment of the three in the shape of a trip to competition debutants Tottenham in Group A.

The sides shared seven goals when they met in Milan 12 days ago, but despite Inter having led 4-0 after 35 minutes, Spurs emerged from the game with real credit thanks to a stunning second-half hat-trick by Gareth Bale

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sokrates4949d ago

Thats a bit of a CV! Did it mean 16 years in a row...? Cant be true?

GJ234948d ago

They should make it tonight too. Werder Bremen against FC Twente should be an entertaining game.

Maradona4948d ago

It is a big difference on the quality on Barca and Inter. Both can make to next level, but only Barca can win.

MaximusPrime4948d ago

Chelsea got to win this year's Champions League.

kulka4948d ago

either Barca or Chelsea are going to get the trophy

karim4948d ago

There's also Real Madrid but I bet it will be the greatest if chelsea and barcelona meet in the final ;)