LaLiga: Barca back to winning ways

FC Barcelona 2-1 Real Sociedad

FC Barcelona restored their nine-point lead over Atletico Madrid with a 2-1 victory over Real Sociedad on Saturday evening in LaLiga.

The Catalan giants opened the scoring from Clement Lenglet on the stroke of halftime, but they were pegged back when Juanmi levelled matters after the hour mark.

Barca were back in front two minutes later, with Jordi Alba finding the back of the net to secure three points for Ernesto Valverde.

Eibar 0-1 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid moved seven points clear of third-place Real Madrid with a 1-0 victory over Eibar.

Thomas Lemar's 85th minute strike was enough to seal three points for the visitors.

Rayo Vallecano 0-0 Huesca

Rayo Vallecano and Huesca both failed to boost their survival bids after playing to a goalless draw on Saturday evening.

Celta Vigo 2-1 Girona

Celta Vigo eased any relegation fears with a 2-1 victory over Girona on Saturday afternoon.

Iago Aspas opened the scoring for Celta after 34 minutes, before Girona were level three minutes after the break through Portu.

However, the hosts grabbed the winning goal in the 69th minute as Aspas turned provider to set Sofiane Boufal for the goal.