Post Messi era starts with great LaLiga win for Barca against Real Sociedad
A great victory was recorded by Barcelona, which began their post-Lionel Messi era with a 4-2 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday night.
Their LaLiga season-opening fixture at Camp Nou came after a that saw Messi join Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.
Gerard Pique opened the scoring in the 19th minute, heading home Memphis Depay’s free-kick.
Martin Braithwaite then added two goals on either side of the halftime.
La Real pulled one back in the 82nd minute when Julen Lobete scored, with Mikel Oyarzabal scoring three minutes later to cut Barca’s lead to one.
However, Sergio Roberto secured the points with a late goal.