A late goal by substitute Lucas Moura sent Tottenham through to the Champions League’s round of 16 after earning a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Tuesday.

Moura scored from a pass by Harry Kane in the 85th minute at Camp Nou, cancelling out a superb early solo goal by Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele.

Tottenham midfielder Lucas Moura, center, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal, during the Champions League group B soccer match between FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur, at the Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Tottenham midfielder Lucas Moura, center, celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal, during the Champions League group B soccer match between FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur, at the Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Barcelona rested Lionel Messi for the first hour having already locked up first place before the match.

The Spanish league leaders finished Group B with 14 points, while Tottenham secured second place and the other spot in the knockout rounds by edging Inter Milan on goal difference after both finished with eight points.

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, right, reacts after missing an opportunity to score during the Champions League group B soccer match between FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur, at the Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, right, reacts after missing an opportunity to score during the Champions League group B soccer match between FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur, at the Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Inter was held to a 1-1 draw at home against PSV Eindhoven in the group’s other match, sending the Italian side to the Europa League.

Barcelona played with several backups and got a stellar performance by goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, who made several saves until finally beaten by Moura.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, right, vies for the ball with Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the Champions League group B soccer match between FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, right, vies for the ball with Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the Champions League group B soccer match between FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Source: The Associated Press

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