Inter Milan can count themselves very unlucky to have left the Camp Nou without at least a point last night.
The latter drew the sides level at 1-1 with a stunning half volley on the spin and was on hand again to fire Barca 2-1 in front late on thanks to a stunning assist from Messi.
Ernesto Valverde's side seriously improved in the second half, mainly due to the introduction of Arturo Vidal for Sergio Busquets.
But in the opening period of the game, it was all Inter, with the Serie A leaders putting themselves ahead on three minutes courtesy of Lautaro Martinez.
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They could have had three or four in the first-half as Alexis Sanchez missed a glorious opportunity with his head.
Nevertheless, despite their profligacy in front of goal, Inter showed in 30 seconds the impact Conte has already had on their playing style.
The Italian giants produced one of the finest 12 pass moves you will ever see and if Stefano Sensi had finished it off, it would have been one of the greatest ever Champions League goals.
INTER'S MAGICAL PASSING MOVE
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Imagine turning up to the Camp Nou and looking more like Barcelona than Barcelona themselves.
Regardless of the result, Conte will surely be buoyed by his team's performance, especially as they were without their new talisman, Romelu Lukaku.
But the club are hopeful the Belgian striker will return for Sunday's crucial Derby d'Italia versus Juventus.
Inter are currently two points ahead of the Bianconeri in the table after winning their first six games and could extend that advantage to five in what is the weekend's must-watch game.News Now - Sport News