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Video: Lionel Messi scores fine penalty for Barcelona against Real Sociedad

Barcelona took a late lead in the 81st minute of this evening’s La Liga clash against Real Sociedad after being awarded a penalty.

Robin Le Normand was punished for a handball during an aerial duel with Clement Lenglet. Lionel Messi stepped up confidently to the penalty spot and tucked the ball into the bottom corner.

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The goalkeeper went the right way, but he had no chance of keeping out a strike that was this accurate.

Sociedad fans will be devastated, especially considering that Messi escaped punishment after appearing to stamp on defender Diego Llorente earlier in the game.

Take a look at the six-time Ballon d’Or winner’s crucial goal below:

Pictures from beIN Sports.

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