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UCL: Barca risk elimination after Inter defeat; Liverpool, Napoli seal victories



Barcelona are on the edge of crashing out of the group stage of the Champions League as they fell to a 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan on Tuesday night.

Hakan Calhanoglu’s strike in first-half stoppage time was the difference at the San Siro.

The defeat leaves Barcelona, who had fallen 2-0 to Bayern Munich earlier in the group phase, third in Group C, and three points behind Inter.

In the other game of the group, Bayern thrashed Victoria Plzen 5-0 to maintain their perfect start to the Champions League season.

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At Anfield, Liverpool sealed a big win over Rangers, putting up a fine home performance to secure a 2-0 victory.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Mohamed Salah were the goalscorers for the Jurgen Klopp side as they moved closer to a place in the knockout phase.

In the other Group A game, Napoli thrashed Ajax 6-1 to stay top with nine points.

In Group B, Club Brugge defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0 while Porto defeated Bayer Leverkusen 2-0.

In Group D, Marseille thrashed Sporting 4-1 while Tottenham were held to a goal draw by Eintracht Frankfurt in Spain.

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