ANTOINE GRIEZMANN will not be capable of brush this off simply – because the Barcelona striker wasted a gold-plaited alternative that was simply as jaw-dropping as his new coiffure.
The Barcelona frontman unveiled lengthy braids earlier than kick-off – however can be set for a parting (from the Spanish giants) if he retains lacking such sitters as on this 2-1 win that deposed LaLiga leaders Actual Sociedad.
Barca’s comeback victory lifted Ronald Koeman‘s under-fire superstars from eighth to fifth.
However Griezmann had no excuses aside from maybe a foul hair play when he slid the ball straight at Sociedad keeper Alex Remiro from three yards – for which he was mocked on social media.
Barca, although, held on to sink Spain’s shock package deal this season.
Barcelona’s Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong celebrates what seems to be a Forty third-minute winner to knock Actual Sociedad off the highest of LaLigaCredit score: AFP OR LICENSORS
Brazilian striker Willian Jose prodded Socided in entrance on 27 minutes.
However Spain left-back Jordi Alba quickly drilled a medical leveller.
And simply earlier than the break VAR intervened to offer Barcelona their clincher.
Frenkie de Jong bundled in Alba’s deflected cross from close to the penalty spot.
And the Holland midfielder was celebrating as soon as video replays overturned the preliminary offside verdict.
Griezmann even hit the bar from a tight angle after the interval – earlier than his astonishing miss.
However fortuitously for the France ace, Marc-Andre ter Stegen’s double save denied Jose and Alexander Isak as Sociedad didn’t earn an unbelievable seventh successive draw.
Sociedad are actually sandwiched between leaders Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, all on 26 factors.
Barca are six factors adrift of that trio however have two video games in hand on Sociedad.