Willian Jose gave Socieded, who dropped off the highest spot after Wednesday’s sport, an early lead when he tapped in Cristian Portu’s cross halfway by means of the primary half.
However Barcelona responded shortly as Alba curled a shot into the highest nook earlier than establishing De Jong simply earlier than halftime following a VAR overview.
“We had been intense, we put them underneath a variety of stress and we ran ourselves into the bottom.”
“Actual Sociedad are glorious on the ball however we saved robbing it off them, we pressed them so nicely. It was an open sport as a result of our opponents know easy methods to play very nicely however the sport belonged to us and it was a deserved triumph.”
Barcelona subsequent faces Valencia on Saturday, whereas Sociedad travels to Levante, a facet which has gone practically 4 weeks with out a win.