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Neymar nets 2, Suarez and Messi score as Barcelona beats Sociedad 4-0


BARCELONA, Spain — Neymar scored twice while Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi added a goal apiece to help Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 4-0 on Saturday, provisionally extending its lead at the top of the standings.

Neymar got his first goal in the 22nd minute from a pass by Dani Alves, who also set up Suarez for the defending champions' second in the 41st.

Neymar took his competition-high tally to 14 goals in the 53rd as he extended his scoring streak to four straight league matches.

Messi got his goal from Neymar's pass in stoppage time.

Suarez, meanwhile, has scored in six consecutive rounds and remained second in the league with 12 goals.

Barcelona leads Atletico Madrid by seven points before its match against Espanyol later.

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