Real Sociedad 2-4 Barcelona: Luis Suarez & Lionel Messi Complete Stunning & Historic Barca Comeback
Ernesto Valverde’s return to the Basque Country will be one he remembers with fondness after witnessing his Barcelona side come from 2-0 down to secure a stunning 4-2 win against Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.
The 53-year-old will have watched many memorable victories during his four-year spell with
Lionel Messi has scored his 3?6?6?th Liga goal for Barcelona, surpassing Gerd Müller’s record for goals in one of Europe’s top-five leagues. ???#UCLpic.twitter.com/GsVkjC99sf
— Team of the Year 2017 (@ChampionsLeague) January 14, 2018
As expected, it was a bright start from the visitors, with both Luis Suarez and Sergi Roberto finding avenues of opportunity within the opening five minutes.
However, the greasy turf provided solace for
Where have this Real Sociedad side been for the majority of this season? Sensational first-half display and Barcelona are truly lucky to be just one goal behind. Will the Anoeta curse strike again, I wonder? #RealSociedadBarca
— Joe Owens (@joejournosun) January 14, 2018
Six goals in his last five games and another very special one tonight – I think we can now say that Luis Suárez is officially back. Good to see.
— Ben Hayward (@bghayward) January 14, 2018
After Valverde’s side equalised the heavens opened, and the biblical rain added to the already
The three points reinstates Barcelona’s nine-point gap over second-place Atletico Madrid, while their Spanish capital neighbours, Real Madrid, fall 19 points behind, and can safely class themselves as out of the La Liga title race for this year.