FC Barcelona secure a 4:2 victory over Real Sociedad in their La Liga opener at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian. So, because Barcelona win their first La Liga match after Messi’s exit, they have had only optimistic football scores since the departure of Lionel Messi.
The Catalan club managed to start their life without Lionel Messi on a winning note.
Watch the football match via its key moments in a video compilation.
Barcelona Win Their First La Liga Match after Messi’s Exit
Gerard Pique took a pay cut to help the club register the newcomers a few days before (the football news).
And while Pique scored the opening goal, Memphis Depay made his La Liga debut fruitful with an assist.
Martin Braithwaite scored the second goal of the game in injury time – his first in La Liga since December 2020.
15 minutes into the second half the Dane added another goal to the scoreboard making it 3-0 in Barcelona’s favour.
Finally, Julen Lobete finished well scoring an honourable goal for Real Sociedad with 8 minutes remaining to the match.
Moments later, Mikel Oyarzabal stunned Neto with a beautiful free kick.
Then the excitement ended in the first of the five added minutes. Sergi Roberto set the final score of the match at 4-2 securing 3 points for Barca.
Barcelona – Real Sociedad 4:2
Goals: Pique 19’, Braithwaite 45+2’, Braithwaite 59’, Roberto 90+1’ – Lobete 82’, Oyarzabal 85’