The Data Zone: Braithwaite on target when Barcelona beat Sociedad

Barcelona defeated Real Sociedad in Sociedad in the La Liga on Sunday 2-4 (0-2).

Barcelona started the match best and took the lead early when Gerard Pique scored in the 19th minute, 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 when Mikel Oyarzabal scored. But the team ran out of steam.

Just five minutes later, with an assist by Martin Braithwaite, it was Sergi Roberto who scored, thus ensuring that Barcelona increased the lead to 4-2.

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

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