Champions League: Inter suffers third successive group stage elimination

Inter Milan was knocked out of the Champions League in the group stage for the third season in a row on Wednesday.

Action from the contest at San Siro on Wednesday. - TWITTER (@Inter)

Inter Milan was knocked out of the Champions League in the group stage for the third season in a row on Wednesday after being held to a 0-0 draw at home by Shakhtar Donetsk, which was also eliminated.

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Lautaro Martinez rattled the crossbar in the seventh minute of the Group B match but Inter created few chances after that, despite dominating possession at a soggy San Siro.

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Shakhtar finished level with Borussia Monchengladbach on eight points but lost out to the Bundesliga side - beaten 2-0 by Real Madrid - on its head-to-head record to finish third and will go into the Europa League instead.

Inter, which could have gone through with a win, finished bottom of the group with six points after drawing three of its six games. Real won the group with 10 points.

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