Lewandowski penalty earns Barca tight win at Osasuna

Lewandowski penalty earns Barca tight win at Osasuna

Barcelona has clinched a thrilling 2-1 victory on the road against Osasuna in a crucial La Liga showdown.

As they head into the upcoming international break, La Blaugrana maintains their unbeaten record in the 2023/24 league season.

Barcelona encountered difficulties in finding their attacking rhythm in Pamplona, with the home team putting in extra effort to thwart their progress toward the El Sadar goal.

The breakthrough came just before halftime when French international Jules Kounde rose to head home, securing a pivotal lead for the visiting team.

Despite Chimy Avila’s late equalizer causing a momentary setback, Barcelona had a last-minute twist in the tale, as Robert Lewandowski calmly converted a penalty.

In the closing moments of the match, Alejandro Catena received a red card for Osasuna, leaving the home side unable to mount a comeback against Barcelona.

The victory in Pamplona propels Barcelona into the September international break with ten points from four games, placing them just behind league leaders Real Madrid.