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Mar 31, 2013 at 6pm UK at Estadi Cornellà-El Prat
Real Sociedad
Stuani (39'), García (9')
FT(HT: 2-1)
López (76' og.), Zurutuza (23')

Result: Real Sociedad come from behind to draw at Espanyol

Real Sociedad miss a host of chances as they come from behind twice to draw 2-2 at Espanyol in this evening's La Liga game.

Real Sociedad had to come from behind twice to draw 2-2 at Espanyol in La Liga this evening.

The home side started well but tired in the second half and were lucky to escape with a point in the end.

After a scrappy opening period, Espanyol found themselves ahead almost from nothing. The ball broke kindly on the left for Simao, whose cross was tapped in at the front post by Sergio Garcia.

The away side started to get into the game more after that and after missing a couple of half-chances through Antoine Griezmann and Asier Illarramendi, Sociedad were level.

Espanyol's Kiko Casilla rushed out of his goal to punch the ball away but it dropped into the path of David Zurutuza, who opened up his body and volleyed it over the defence and into the empty goal from 30 yards out.

The home team responded well and went ahead again shortly before half time when Christian Stuani met Garcia's square pass to slot the ball past Enaut Zubikarai.

After the break Sociedad started to dominate. Griezmann and his strike-partner Imanol Agirretxe were both guilty of missing the target from good positions.

Sociedad continued to keep Casilla busy throughout the half and 15 minutes from the end, their pressure told, albeit in unfortunate circumstances.

A chipped ball over the top found Griezmann, whose first touch bounced against Espanyol defender Javi Lopez and past the goalkeeper.

The visitors continued to push forward for an equaliser, with Griezmann missing yet another good chance, but were ultimately disappointed and had to settle for a point.

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· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

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· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
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