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2017/2018 Spanish Primera División
  • Willian José (11')
  • Juanmi (34')
  • Paulinho (39')
  • Luis Suárez (50', 71')
  • Lionel Messi (85')

Luis Suarez nets brace as Barca stay unbeaten with defeat of La Real

Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring a goal for Barcelona against Real Sociedad. Getty Images

Barcelona fought back from two goals down at Real Sociedad to secure their first La Liga win at Anoeta in 11 years as the leaders kept their unbeaten record intact.

Barca had lost five of their previous seven La Liga games at Sociedad and were trailing 2-0 when Willian Jose's header and Juanmi's deflected strike put the hosts in charge.

Paulinho pulled one back before half-time and Luis Suarez turned the game on its head with a brace, the first a brilliant chipped finish, before Lionel Messi converted a long-range free kick to earn Barca a battling 4-2 victory.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 38 +70 93
2 Atletico Madrid 38 +36 79
3 Real Madrid 38 +50 76
4 Valencia 38 +27 73
5 Villarreal 38 +7 61
6 Real Betis 38 -1 60
7 Sevilla FC 38 -9 58
8 Getafe 38 +9 55
9 Eibar 38 -6 51
10 Girona 38 -9 51
11 Espanyol 38 -6 49
12 Real Sociedad 38 +7 49
13 Celta Vigo 38 -1 49
14 Alavés 38 -10 47
15 Levante 38 -14 46
16 Athletic Bilbao 38 -8 43
17 Leganes 38 -17 43
18 Deportivo La Coruña 38 -38 29
19 Las Palmas 38 -50 22
20 Málaga 38 -37 20

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