Champions League round-up: Barcelona survive Slavia scare as Inter, Napoli, Valencia and Benfica all win

BARCELONA survived a scare against Slavia Prague to go three points clear in Group F on Tuesday night.

Lionel Messi put the Spaniards ahead after just three minutes.

Champions League round-up: Barcelona survive Slavia scare as Inter, Napoli, Valencia and Benfica all win3 Lionel Messi scored as Barcelona edged past Slavia PragueCredit: EPA

But Barca failed to grab a second and were pegged back by Slavia in the 50th minute.

However, the Czech side went from joy to despair as they conceded an own goal only seven minutes later.

Barcelona have now taken seven points from three Champions League matches and are three points above Inter Milan and Dortmund, who are level on four.

The Italians beat their German counterparts 2-0 at the San Siro for their first win in this season’s competition thanks to a 22nd minute strike from Lautaro Martinez and a late effort from Antonio Candreva.

Champions League round-up: Barcelona survive Slavia scare as Inter, Napoli, Valencia and Benfica all win3 Lautaro Martinez scored as Inter Milan beat Dortmund 2-0Credit: AFP

In Liverpool’s Group E, Napoli were made to work hard for a 3-2 win over RB Salzburg.

Dries Mertens scored twice and Lorenzo Insigne bagged the winner to counteract Erling Haaland’s double in Austria.

Napoli remain one point ahead of Liverpool thanks to their 2-0 win over Jurgen Klopp’s side in September.

Group G saw Benfica bag a late equaliser against Lyon, with Afonso Fernandes netting in the 85th minute.

The Portuguese side picked up their first three points of the campaign and are just one point behind Lyon, as well as Zenit.

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The Russians were defeat 2-1 by RB Leipzig earlier in the day, with the Germans top of the group on six points.

Meanwhile, Lille fired in a late equaliser to deny Valencia in their Group H clash.

Chelsea and Ajax now lead the group with six points each to set up a fascinating finale.

Champions League round-up: Barcelona survive Slavia scare as Inter, Napoli, Valencia and Benfica all win3 Lorenzo Insigne scored the winner as Napoli beat RB SalzburgCredit: AP:Associated Press

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