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Barcelona beat Sociedad to Return to Winning Ways

Barcelona Back Winning Ways

Barcelona came from behind to beat Real Sociedad and knock the Basque side off top spot in Spanish La Liga. Barcelona moved up from eighth to the fifth-place position with the win.

Atletico Madrid takes over from Real Sociedad on goal difference as they now go top of the league table. Real Sociedad were put in front by Da Silva in the 27th minute of the game.

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Jordi Alba levelled the scores with a fine right-footed strike in the 33rd minute of the game before Frenkie de Jong scored in the ten minutes later to hand Barcelona the victory as they matctched into the first-half break.

The goal was initially ruled out for offside, but given after a video assistant referee review. Antoine Griezmann hit the bar for Barca from a tight angle and missed a glorious chance when he tried to slide the ball into an empty net but deflected it to the keeper.

Real Sociedad met the end of their unbeaten run after playing all six games without losing. They have drawn all six of their last games before the Barcelona game.

Atletico Madrid, Real Sociedad and Real Madrid are all joint league leaders now as they levelled on 26 points only goal difference separates them now.

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