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De Jong’s 92nd Minute Goal Sees Barcelona Win Over Levante

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However, it was the entrance of the 19-year-old Pedri off the bench that altered the tide of the game and gave Barcelona a 3-2 win in Valencia. De Jong’s late goal, his sixth for Barca this season, proved to be the pivotal moment in the 3-2 triumph.

The visitors took the lead in the 52nd minute via Jose Luis Morales, but they were denied a second penalty in the 55th minute, this time by Marc-Andre ter Stegen when Roger Marti stepped up to take it.

Aubameyang headed in Ousmane Dembele’s pass to score his 10th goal for his new club three minutes after Pedri came off the bench in the 56th minute, bringing Barcelona back level.

When Pedri scored his first goal for Barca in the 63rd minute, it was a first-time finish into the corner, only for Levante to tie the score after being handed a third penalty, with Gonzalo Melero converting it without hesitation this time.

Despite the fact that Levante seemed to be on course for a point, De Jong grabbed victory when he met Jordi Alba’s cross and headed in at the near post.

Catalan club Barcelona have climbed back above Sevilla into second place, although they are still 12 points behind Real Madrid, who cruised to a 2-0 win against Getafe on Saturday. A game in hand over Real Madrid, Sevilla, and Atletico Madrid, with Atletico Madrid in fourth place after losing on Saturday away to Mallorca. Xavi Hernandez’s team leads Real Madrid, Sevilla, and Atletico by three points.

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