Real Sociedad holds Barcelona to a draw

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La Liga 2019 real Sociedad vs Barcelona match highlights – Real Sociedad managed to stop the winning streak that Barcelona had managed to find under Valverde after a really long time. This draw also comes at a point where Real Madrid now have a chance to go at the top of La Liga as they sit just one point behind Barcelona at 34 points.La Liga 2019 real Sociedad vs Barcelona match highlights

La Liga 2019 real Sociedad vs Barcelona match highlights

Mikel Oyarzabal who represents Spain on international duty gave Sociedad the lead in the 12th minute from the penalty spot. Sergio Busquets was fouled somewhat harshly for tugging the shirt of Diego Llorente while they battled for an aerial ball inside the box. Barcelona got their leveler owing to a beautiful counter-attack as Suarez released Griezmann, who finished the ball in a fantastic manner past Alex Remiro in the 38th minute. Griezmann kept the celebration to a minimum as it was Sociedad that helped him break out during his early days.

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Suarez once again took in charge but this time by scoring in the 49th minute to put the reigning champions ahead. It was a mistake from Marc-André ter Stegen that restored the parity to 0. Stegen while trying to clear a cross from Nacho Monreal, punched the ball right to Alex Isak who easily shot the ball in the net from a close range. There were a couple of long-range efforts from Martin Odegaard that on both the occasions went way over the crossbar. Barcelona had a strong penalty appeal in the extra time as Llorente was seen tugging Gerad Pique. The referee didn’t pay heed to the appeal, although, he did give Sociedad a penalty on the same occasion at the start of the match.

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La Liga 2019 real Sociedad vs Barcelona match highlights – Real Sociedad tweeted about this appeal and put forward their point of view as to why the penalty was not given. They currently sit fourth in the table with 28 points, three points behind third-placed Sevilla. Barcelona will have a chance to restore their place at the top next weekend as they prepare to face Real Madrid, only if, Real Madrid wins their match against Valencia.

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