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Champions League: Barcelona becomes first team to qualify for Round of 16

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Barcelona are the first team to book a spot in the knockout round of this season’s UEFA Champions League.

The Spanish champions were held to a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Tuesday.

Playing without talisman Lionel Messi, Barca took the lead in the second half through substitute Malcom.

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The Brazilian winger curled in from 20 yards to give his side a deserved lead.

Mauro Icardi was however given room to turn and shoot past Marc-Andre ter Stegen late in the game, to level scores.

The point gained could prove vital against group rival, Tottenham Hotspur, who won 2-1 against PSV, when both meet later in the month to fight for the second qualifying spot in the group.

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