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Inter Milan back in the Champions League after late heroics (video)

Italy Soccer Serie A

Inter’s Matias Vecino celebrates after scoring his side’s 3rd goal, during the Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Inter Milan at the Rome Olympic Stadium Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)


It’s been more than a half-decade since Inter Milan qualified for the UEFA Champions League, an infamous run that ended on Sunday.

Inter scored twice in the final 13 minutes to beat fifth-place Lazio and advance into the Top Four via head-to-head record.

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Lazio held 1-0 and 2-1 leads, but could not get the job done at home, collecting red cards in the 79th minute and stoppage time.

Uruguayan midfielder Matias Vecino scored his third goal of the season, redirecting a corner kick home in the 81st minute, as Inter clinched fourth place in Serie A.

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