Xavi’s injury hit side made the trip to Palma, on their return to action following the international break, with Lewandowski making the crucial input with his ninth La Liga goal of the season.
Ansu Fati’s clever pass in behind released the Polish hitman, and he cut back inside, to curl home a superb finish after 20 minutes.
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He makes it look so easy as he gives Barcelona the lead 🙌 pic.twitter.com/vaOFQ5qwUW
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However, the visitors struggled to build on that momentum either side of the break with Jaume Costa and Verdat Muriqi both coming close to an equaliser.
The away side showed a gritty determination to secure all three points in the closing stages as they remain unbeaten so far in 2022/23.
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