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La Liga: Gündogan’s last-gasp penalty lifts Barcelona but Athletic in pursuit | European club football

Ilkay Gündogan’s stoppage-time penalty earned Barcelona a 2-1 comeback win at Las Palmas in an ill-tempered La Liga match on Thursday. Las Palmas opened the scoring in the 12th minute when former Barcelona midfielder Sandro Ramírez set up the former Barça forward Munir El Haddadi to fire home from close range and the hosts dominated the first half. Barcelona struck back 10 minutes after the break following a defensive error that allowed Sergi Roberto to find Ferran Torres who beat Álvaro Valles with a scruffy finish. Las Palmas defender Daley Sinkgraven was shown a red card after a push on Gündoğan in added time and the former Manchester City midfielder converted his spot-kick. Barcelona moved third in the La Liga on 41 points, seven behind the leaders Real Madrid and Girona. Elsewhere in La Liga on Thursday, Athletic Bilbao won 2-0 at Sevilla thanks to goals in each half from Mikel Vesga and Aitor Paredes to leapfrog Atlético in fourth. skip past newsletter promotion Sign up to Football Daily Kick off your evenings with the …