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Check Why PIerre-Emerick Aubameyang fired Barcelona back into second place

The former Arsenal frontman’s eleventh aim for the Catalan membership became sufficient to steady the factors.

Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (right0 celebrates his winner at Real Sociedad with Sergio Busquets (Alvaro Barrientos/AP/PA)

Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (right0 celebrates his winner at Real Sociedad with Sergio Busquets (Alvaro Barrientos/AP/PA)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired Barcelona returned into 2d location in LaLiga after a slim victory at Real Sociedad.

The former Arsenal striker’s eleventh aim for the membership secured a 1-zero win on the Reale Seguros Stadium which leaves them 15 factors adrift of leaders Real Madrid.

Ousmane Dembele had already hit the put up whilst Aubameyang headed Barca into an eleventh-minute lead, and Frenkie De Jong and the Gabon worldwide each went near a 2d earlier than the break.

Sociedad fought for a manner returned into the sport in a decent 2d half, however have been not able to discover a manner beyond keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen because the Catalan aspect bounced returned from their surprise domestic defeat through Cadiz.

Sevilla take a seat down 1/3 after Jesus Corona struck two times in an eventful 3-2 win at lowly Levante.

Corona headed the traffic right into a 14th-minute lead, however they have been quickly pegged returned through Jose Luis Morales’ penalty after Diego Carlos had handled, handiest for Corona to double his tally with 27 mins gone.

Morales handed up the possibility to degree for a 2d time whilst he ignored a 71st-minute spot-kick, and Levante have been made to pay whilst Jules Kounde headed the traffic similarly in advance 9 mins from time, despite the fact that replacement Roberto Soldado made it exciting whilst he scored with 3 mins remaining.

Ten-guy Athletic Bilbao survived a traumatic end to look out a 3-2 victory at Cadiz.

Bilbao seemed to have the sport gained through half-time as they raced right into a 3-zero lead after Raul Garcia had set them on their manner inside 3 mins of kick-off.

Iker Muniain doubled their tally with 22 mins gone, changing the rebound after keeper Jeremias Ledesma had stored his penalty, and Mikel Vesga made it 3 12 mins earlier than the break.

Substitute Lucas Perez pulled a aim returned for the house aspect eleven mins after the restart inside seconds of his introduction, and Vega’s 71st-minute dismissal for a 2d bookable offence supplied a similarly boost.

Ruben Sobrino similarly decreased the deficit with 3 mins left at the clock and fellow replacement Fali became denied an equaliser deep into stoppage time through the upright as Cadiz released a overdue blitz.

Sergi Guardiola edged Rayo Vallecano seven factors clean of the relegation sector as a 1-zero win at Espanyol ended their look forward to a league victory on the 14th attempt.

Guardiola broke the impasse mins earlier than half-time to offer the traffic the lead, and Rayo, who final tasted LaLiga achievement in December, may have gained greater simply had Alvaro Garcia’s shot now no longer come back down the put up at the hour.

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