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Barcelona came back from behind to beat Levante

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Barcelona came back from behind to beat Levante 3-2 as Luuk de Jong scored an additional time-headed goal.

Barcelona started the game slowly, and Levante were able to break down the visitors’ defense. However, Eric Garcia, Ronald Araujo, and Terence Stegan did well to deny Leavnte the score. 

Moreover, the Levante captain was denied when his solo run past Araujo and Jordi Alba was stopped by Ter Stegan and cleared by Eric Garcia.

Both teams went into the first half on level terms. The scoreline was 0-0. In the second half, Barcelona had control of the ball. However, they gave away a penalty in the 52nd minute. As Morales stepped up to take the penalty, he sent the keeper the wrong way to give his team the lead. 

Soon, again, after a few minutes, Barcelona gave away another penalty, but the penalty was saved by Ter Stegan. Soon after the penalty miss, Barcelona scored a goal when Dembele’s cross met Aubameyang in the box. Pedri puts Barcelona in front in the 62nd minute. Pedro comes off the bench to give the visitors the lead. 

However, Barcelona gave away their third penalty, and the home team made no mistakes to score the equaliser.

Xavi made a substitute and Luuk de Jong and Adama Traore came on. Moreover, Luuk de Jong scored another winner for Barcelona in the additional time. 

Barcelona are still second in the league, behind Eeal Madrid, with 60 points in 30 games.

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