Barcelona beat Real Sociedad by 2-1 in the Camp Nou stadium for the date 33 of the League Santander with goals from Jordi Alba and Lenglet.
Barcelona took another step towards the title of the Santander League and maintains nine points ahead, with five dates and fifteen units in play, in the second, Atletico Madrid, who also sweated to prevail in Eibar 1-0.
The news at the Camp Nou was that Leo Messi and Luis Suarez, who led the scoring charts with ease, did not score, so the heroes of the match were central defender Lenglet and left-back Jordi Alba.
Lenglet opened the scoring in the interval of the interval finalizing a corner for the net, released by his compatriot Ousmane Dembélé (45).
Real Sociedad put fear in the body of the Catalan team when tied in the 62 minutes, through Juanmi Jiménez after receiving a pass from Mikel Merino, after a good clearing of the Andalusian.
But little joy lasted for the Basques, as Jordi Alba unbalanced the score two minutes later with a cross-kick inside the area after an attack from his side seeking the kicking position (64). After this triumph, FC Barcelona only need two wins in the last five days to secure the title.
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MIN 64: Aim of Barcelona! Jordi Alba marks the second with a sensational final against Real Sociedad.
MIN 62: Aim of the Royal Society! Juanmi is equal in scoring against Barcelona.
MIN 45: Aim of Barcelona! Lenglet opened the scoring against Real Sociedad.
Minute per minute Barcelona vs Real Sociedad:
This is how Barcelona and Real Sociedad are:
Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Piqué, Jordi Alba, Lenglet, Semedo, Rakitić, Arturo Vidal, Arthur, Messi, Suárez and Dembélé.
Real Sociedad Rulli, Zaldúa, Llorente, Elustondo, Muñoz, Pardo, Merino, Zubeldía, Willian José, Juanmi and Oyarzabal.
Alignments of Barcelona vs Real Sociedad:
Previous of Barcelona vs Real Sociedad:
The match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad will be the first of the short three-match (besides Alavés and Levante) to reach the Santander League title, which could culminate in a week and three dates ahead.
The interest of the meeting Barcelona vs Real Sociedad is set to resolve the Santander League to deal cautiously with the Champions League semi-finals against Liverpool.
In that sense, the coach Ernesto Valverde will be prudent and will send the field to a team with the majority of beginners to face the duel. Barcelona vs Real Sociedad. Thus, they return to the phone Messi, Sergio Busquets, Rakitic and Luis Suárez. Gerard Piqué was off the list.
Nelson Semedo could substitute Sergi Roberto for right-back Arturo Vidal for Arthur Melo in the center of the field and Ousmane Dembélé also points to the title over Philippe Coutinho. The French victory will surely complete Barca's offensive triple with Messi and Suarez.
In the visiting team, striker Willian José will start in the duel Barcelona vs Real Sociedad. They are low on Realist team, David Zurutuza and Theo Hernandez.
Possible alignments of Barcelona vs Real Sociedad:
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Rakitic, Arturo Vidal, Messi, Dembélé and Luis Suárez.
Real Sociedad : Rulli; Zaldua, Llorente, Navas, Muñoz; Zubeldia, Rubén Pardo, Merino, Sangalli; Oyarzabal and Willian José.
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