Xavi Hernandez’s Barca wanted a minimum of a draw to have an opportunity to keep away from lacking the knockout rounds for the second 12 months in a row and the Poland worldwide delivered the products close to the tip of a dramatic second half.
Edin Dzeko was denied by the crossbar for Inter’s opener simply after quarter-hour because the guests appeared to hold the momentum of their 1-0 win over Barca on the San Siro final Tuesday into the reverse fixture.
Barca, who pressed laborious for his or her first, took a deserved lead into the break when Ousmane Dembele shot previous Andre Onana from Sergi Roberto‘s move throughout the six-yard field simply earlier than half-time.
Lautaro Martinez fired Simone Inzagh’s facet into the lead shortly previous the hour mark with a wonderful particular person effort, settling Hakan Calhanoglu‘s lengthy ball excessive of the defence, beating his marker and lashing house a low shot to pile extra stress on Barca.
Summer time-signing Lewandowski did what he was introduced in to do within the 82nd minute as his header from a cross into the realm got here again to him off an Inter defender and he shot previous Onana with a second effort to make it 2-2.
However Inter’s Robin Gosens put Inter again within the lead minutes later with a tidy end on the counter earlier than Lewandowski headed in for his brace in second