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Barcelona come from behind to reach last 16

Sports Desk |
Update: 2023-11-29 10:00:59
Barcelona come from behind to reach last 16 [photo collected]

Barcelona came back from a goal behind to beat Porto and seal a spot in the Champions League last 16.

Brazilian winger Pepe hammered home a rebound to give the Portuguese visitors the lead after half an hour.

However, Porto's advantage lasted just two minutes as Joao Cancelo equalised with a stunning curling strike after cutting inside from the left.

Porto goalkeeper Inaki Pena made several fine saves before Joao Felix tucked home a 56th-minute winner.

Barcelona are guaranteed to qualify from Group H with Porto and Shakhtar Donetsk - who are both three points behind - playing each other in their final game.

Although they have not yet won the group, they will only need to avoid defeat against point-less Royal Antwerp to finish top.

Tuesday's Champions League action as it happened, plus reaction and analysis

Source: BBC

BDST: 1000 HRS, NOV 29, 2023

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