After Luis Suarez had seen a goal disallowed, Barca substitute Malcom grabbed the opener in the 83rd minute when his low drive beat goalkeeper Samir Handanovic, but they were pegged back when Mauro Icardi fired home. "But we're happy because our main goal of qualifying is achieved". "He's not getting the minutes he wants but in training he's working really hard".
Milan Pavkov scored twice in seven first-half minutes, heading in the opener and then beating Alisson with a powerful strike from range, to the delight of a huge home support. 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.
He added: "We'll have to secure first place in the next two games".
Napoli played out a 1-1 draw with Paris St Germain to move in a share of top spot in Group C alongside Liverpool, who were shocked by a 2-0 defeat to Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade.
"Leo Messi travels to Milan without medical all-clear", Barcelona said in a message accompanying the revised squad list on their official Twitter account. The 26-year-old saved Barcelona's blushes in two of their last three league games, against Sevilla and Rayo Vallecano, and is enjoying a stunning run of form. After six games without a goal, he has now hit six in his last four. You can also watch the match via B/R Live and Univision Deportes En Vivo. Hans Vanaken scored twice, including a penalty, and the Brazilian Wesley belted in the third before Ruud Vormer sealed the win. "We were more ambitious and we dominated the whole game".
Inter were beaten 2-0 in a professional performance from the Catalans where they dominated for large spells.
In Portugal, FC Porto only need a draw to qualify for the round of 16 after recording a comfortable 4-1 win against Russian side Lomotiv Moscow in Group D.