Inter Milan will face FC Porto in the Round of 16 stage. The Nerazzurri finished second, so they had to be drawn against the teams that were at the top of their group. Inter have made it to the knockout stages of the Champions League after qualifying from a tough group. They managed to beat Barcelona and get a point away from home at Camp Nou, which gave them the edge. Also, Inter managed to beat Plzen in both games.
Inter have had a rough start to the season, and have struggled against tougher opponents. But there is plenty of time for the Round of 16 match. So, Inter will hope that players like Brozovic and Lukaku fully recover from their injuries. The Belgian striker has been a huge miss for Inter as they have struggled to be clinical in front of goal. They will face a prominent FC Porto side that managed to beat Atletico Madrid in one game and won all games against Leverkusen.
Inter will face FC Porto in the Champions League knockout stages
The Nerazzurri fans are happy as they managed to get a comparatively easy draw. They could have faced Chelsea, Manchester City, or Real Madrid. However, Inter can not underestimate the Portuguese team as they managed to top their group which consisted of Bayer Leverkusen, Club Brugge, and Atletico Madrid. Players like Otavio are linked with big clubs, and their front two are in form. Both Taremi and Evanilson have scored six goals each this season so far.
Inter Milan’s city rivals, AC Milan have drawn against Tottenham Hotspur. While Napoli are up against Frankfurt, the Partenopei finished at the top of their group. All three Serie A clubs have a real chance to qualify for the Quarter-finals. Can Inter finally get past the Round of 16 and reach the next stage after more than a decade?