Kwadwo Asamoah’s Inter Milan failed to make it through to the next round of the Champions League after they lost to Barcelona at home on Tuesday night.
The Ghanaian international was not included in the matchday squad for the crucial encounter after suffering a recurrence of a knee injury which has troubled his career over the years.
Carles Pérez shot the Catalans in front in the 23rd before Romelu Lukaku restored parity for Antonio Conte’s side on the stroke of half time.
Teenage sensation Ansu Fati became the youngest scorer in Champions League history when he fired a late winner to give Barcelona a 2-1 victory at the San Siro.
The Italian side needed to at least match Borussia Dortmund’s result against Slavia Prague to maintain second place, but the Germans won 2-1 to move into the runner-up spot and consign Inter to a Europa League spot.