Analytics: Barcelona top Sociedad – Braithwaite scores twice

Hosts Barcelona claimed three points against visiting Real Sociedad on Sunday in the La Liga. The game finished 2-4 (0-2).

Barcelona took an early lead when Gerard Pique scored after 19 minutes, with an assist by Memphis Depay, making it 0-1.

Straight after the break, Martin Braithwaite made his mark and increased the team’s lead.

With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Barcelona’s Martin Braithwaite scored and increased their lead.

Eight minutes left to play, Real Sociedad’s Julen Lobete reduced as he scored, with an assist by Ander Barrenetxea.

Real Sociedad pulled one back again in the 85th minute of the game as Mikel Oyarzabal scored. However, the team were unable to make more of an impression.

Barcelona increased the lead to 4-2 just five minutes later when Sergi Roberto scored, with an assist by Martin Braithwaite. The 4-2 goal was the last one of the game.

Barca will host Athletic Club on Saturday. Sociedad will face Rayo Vallecano at Reale Arena on Sunday.