Barcelona staged two comebacks to secure a thrilling 3-3 draw against Granada at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys.
The home team initially took the lead early on through Lamine Yamal, only to fall behind by the hour mark with goals from Ricard Sanchez and Manchester United loanee Facundo Pellistri.
Barcelona leveled the score at 2-2 with a goal from Robert Lewandowski before conceding once again, with Ignasi Miquel scoring a powerful header shortly after.
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Yamal emerged as the hero in the final ten minutes, scoring an equalizer to earn his side a point. However, the draw leaves Barcelona trailing Real Madrid by 10 points in the La Liga standings.
Barcelona displayed an energetic performance in the opening 15 minutes, showcasing fluid ball movement rarely seen in Catalonia this season. Yamal opened the scoring after a seamless move from right to left, with Joao Cancelo delivering a pass for the close-range tap-in.
Despite another impressive build-up later in the half, a missed opportunity by Lewandowski allowed Granada to level the scores shockingly through Ricard Sanchez just before halftime.
The second half witnessed Barcelona dominating possession, but Granada created a significant chance with Pellistri forcing a save from Ter Stegen in a one-on-one situation. In the 61st minute, Pellistri capitalized on defensive lapses to give Granada a 2-1 lead.
Lewandowski responded swiftly, equalizing about 180 seconds later with a powerful strike from the edge of the box. However, Granada regained the lead in the 65th minute as Miquel headed home from Faitout Maouassa’s delivery.
Yamal secured the 3-3 draw in the final ten minutes, reclaiming possession in the final third and firing a shot into the bottom right corner from 20 yards out.