MADRID (AP) — Real Sociedad took a one-point lead of the Spanish league after drawing 1-1 at home with Leganés on Friday.
Sociedad edged ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid — which both have two games in hand — at the crowded top of the table. Atlético Madrid and Sevilla are two points behind Sociedad, and Granada is three points off the Basque leader.
“This means that we are doing things well,” said Sociedad goal-scorer Mikel Merino. “Each time we don’t take the full three points we are disappointed. But seeing us up there at the top gives us confidence.”
Merino put the hosts in front in the 63rd minute when the midfielder headed in Adnan Januzaj’s