Barcelona lose their 1st match of the season falling 3-2 at Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad 3 – Barcelona 2 (La Liga, January 19, 2013) (Alternative highlightsHigh quality highlightsLionel Messi (who else?!) fired Barcelona ahead at Sociedad. Pedro made it 2-0 following some fine football, Iniesta’s long ball was played back across goal by Dani Alves. Lionel Messi then hit the Sociedad post. Chori Castro fired Sociedad back into the game before the break. In the second half, Gerard Pique’s sending off changed the complexion of the game. Chori Castro duly scored his second of the game to bring Sociedad all square. Sociedad scored a dramatic 91st minute winner when a cross from the right was slid home by Imanol Agirretxe.

Referee briefly stops Real Sociedad v Barcelona due to floodlight problems.

Andres Iniesta run v Real Sociedad.

Individual Highlights: Xavi v Real Sociedad.

Tito Vilanova post Real Sociedad defeat (English voice over).

Xavi & Puyol on Real Sociedad defeat (English voice over).