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Barcelona suffers first defeat of season at Real Sociedad

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (centre) gets ready for the kick-off after Real Sociedad scores during their Spanish League match-up on Saturday. Photo: AP

Ten-man Barcelona lost its first match in the Spanish league on Saturday, squandering a two-goal lead in a 3-2 defeat at Real Sociedad and conceding an injury-time winner.

Sunday, 20 January, 2013, 11:34am

Record-breaking Barcelona aim higher

Atletico Madrid forward Radamel Falcao soars above Real Betis defender Nacho during their King's Cup quarter-final. Falcao starred with two goals as Atletico won 4-2. Betis finished with nine men. Photo: AFP

The records continue to tumble for Barcelona, who finished the first half of the season with a record points total in La Liga.

But talisman Lionel Messi is still not taking the league for granted as they now prepare to take on Real Sociedad.

19 Jan 2013 - 3:23am

Ronaldo double rescues 10-man Real

Barcelona's head coach Tito Vilanova. Photo: EPA

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas came off the bench for 10-man Real Madrid, who needed a second-half double from Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Real Sociedad 4-3, while leaders Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 win over Espanyol.

8 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Ronaldo rescues Madrid, Barca cruise to victory

Cristiano Ronaldo (right) goes up against Real Sociedad's Mikel Gonzalez (left) and Daniel Estrada on Sunday. Photo: AP

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas came off the bench for 10-man Real Madrid who needed a second half double from Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Real Sociedad 4-3 while leaders Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 win over Espanyol.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am