Spanish League Results: Barcelona Held Draw by Real Sociedad 2-2

Barcelona is only able to take one point from the headquarters of Real Sociedad in the Spanish league continued at the Reale Arena Stadium, Donostia San Sebastian, Spain, Saturday (12/14).

Quoted from the US, Real Sociedad actually appeared more dominating. Sociedad leads the ball with 53.4 percent. In terms of opportunities, Sociedad has 19 of which 9 of them lead right on target. The Barcelona has 9 opportunities with 3 heading to the goal.

Sociedad played with courage. In the early minutes, Sociedad immediately made the Barcelona defense work hard. Gerard Pique must repeatedly make important blocks.

Leaders of the Spanish league standings left earlier than the host. In the 11th minute the referee judged Sergio Busquets fouled Diego Llorente in a corner kick situation. The referee points to the white dot.

Mikel Oyarzabal who took the 12th shot just didn’t waste the opportunity. His execution outwitted Marc-Andre Ter Stegen. Sociedad leads 1-0.

Barcelona has the opportunity to equalize in the 15th minute. Sociedad goalkeeper Alex Remiro was still able to secure Luis Suarez’s volley.

Sociedad is able to look neat and produce several opportunities through the movements of Alexander Isak and Martin Odegaard. But Sociedad was unable to maintain excellence. In the 38th minute, Barcelona’s counterattack produces goals. Antoine Griezmann scored after receiving a breakthrough pass from Suarez.

Four minutes of the second half running, Barcelona turned superior. This time it was Suarez who listed the name on the scoreboard. Starting from a breakthrough bait Busquets, Messi who escaped from offside then able to catch the ball and send assists to Suarez who made a simple settlement.

Sociedad almost created their second goal. Pique is able to secure the ball from a corner, before making a header towards the goal. However, the attempt can be swept right in the goal line.

Barcelona’s superiority did not last long. Entering the 61st minute, Sociedad equalized. Ter Stegen intends to block the ball released by Nacho Monreal from the right side, Isak who was in front of the goal immediately grabbed the wild ball. The score becomes 2-2.

La Real and Blaugrana are both close to scoring the winning goal in the remaining games. Mikel Merino opportunities disappear in the 71st minute. Ivan Rakitic was unable to complete the chance in the 79th minute.

Until the referee blew the long whistle, the position of 2-2 remained. Barcelona still leads the standings with 35 points, but could be overtaken by Real Madrid who will play Monday (16/12) against Valencia.

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