Barcelona draw at Mallorca, salvage 1 point in Spanish league match


Samu Costa of RCD Mallorca competes for the ball with Fermin Lopez of FC Barcelona during the LaLiga EA Sports match between RCD Mallorca and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Son Moix on September 26, 2023 in Mallorca, Spain. 

Spanish La Liga leaders Barcelona drew with Real Mallorca 2-2 in an away match Tuesday thanks to Fermin Lopez's equalizer.

Mallorca forward Vedat Muriqi from Kosovo, a former Fenerbahce player, scored the opener in the eighth minute after Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen misjudged a pass.

Barcelona's Brazilian star Raphinha scored from long range to make it 1-1 in the 41st minute before Mallorca took the lead again.

Before the break, Mallorca's Abdon Prats finished in a one-on-one after Muriqi headed the ball to find him.

Fermin Lopez scored the equalizer in the box after teamwork in the 75th minute as Barcelona settled for a point at Son Moix.

Barcelona have 17 points in seven matches to be on top.

But Barcelona's nearest opponents, Girona and Real Madrid, have games in hand each to play on Wednesday.​​​​​​​

Real Madrid, who have 15 points, will host underdogs Las Palmas.

Second-place Girona, who have collected 16 points in the league, will visit Villarreal.

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