"We did largely what we had to do, apart from a few moments of the game", he told Sky Sport Italia.
Barcelona could rest some of their most influential players against Tottenham next month, given they have already topped the group, but Pochettino said: "I don't know [what they'll do]. He's going to play of course and he's showed great quality, but I'm disappointed that we can not come with him in the Champions League".
"All is possible in football", the Spurs manager said.
The news comes as a boost for Tottenham, who need to beat Inter to have any hope of emerging from Group B, where they are now in third place behind Barcelona and the Italian side. We have big respect to Barcelona, they are one of the best teams in Europe, it will be so tough. To arrive at Barcelona and compete in our best we need to have fresh legs, fresh minds, no injuries.
"The Liverpool performance was good at the Emirates and they will need that sort of performance again and Tottenham not to be on song". "Of course, they have unbelievable players and it'll be so tough - but one thing we have is our belief and faith we can win".
"I was so disappointed after the Manchester United victory at Old Trafford", he said.
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Arsenal are still unbeaten in 16 games and are confident of a qualification to the next round of the Europa League looking sure with 10 points in 4 games.
Spurs will make the short trip across north London to face Arsenal in the derby clash fresh from a huge win in the Champions League in mid-week.
"It hasn't occurred to me that players like Gerard Pique, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez could take their foot off the pedal or not care about losing at home".
"We laugh a lot when he is alone with the ball in front of the goal he is boring, we say, "Oh that is Dele Alli".
"The pressure is on Arsenal to perform and win the game - if Arsenal do not win this game, you are going to go away from here saying, 'Tottenham are just getting away from Arsenal'". Maybe we need to change to rolling subs, like basketball, so you can go in and out.
The Italian side, winners of this competition in 2010, looked threatening on the counter and from set-piece plays, but it was Spurs who looked the more likely to net.