Benfica 3-3 Inter: Goals, highlights and report – Champions League 2023/24

Having trailed to a hattrick from Joao Mario against his former club, Inter fought back to earn a 3-3 draw against Benfica in a thrilling encounter in Matchday 5 of the Champions League.

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Inter fought back from three goals down to earn a 3-3 draw against Benfica at the Estadio Da Luz in Matchday 5 of the Champions League on Wednesday.

Trailing at half-time to a hattrick from their former midfielder Joao Mario, the Nerazzurri were dominant in the second half and cut the deficit through goals from Marko Arnautovic and Davide Frattesi before the hour mark. Alexis Sanchez completed the fightback from the penalty spot, whilst Benfica saw centre-back Antonio Silva sent off late on.

The draw keeps Inter second in Group D, level with leaders Real Sociedad on 11 points before their showdown in the final match of the group stage.