Lewandowski, Cancelo lead Barcelona to 3-2 comeback win over Celta
Barcelona's Robert Lewandowski, left, prepares to shoots past Celta's Carl Starfelt during a Spanish La Liga football match between Barcelona and Celta at the Olympic Stadium of Montjuic in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, September 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored two late goals before João Cancelo snatched the 89th-minute winner to lead Barcelona to a 3-2 comeback win over Celta Vigo at home in the Spanish league on Saturday.

Rafa Benítez was eying his first big win since returning to coaching in Spain with his team ahead 2-0 before Lewandowski struck in the 81st minute. Cancelo then set up Lewandowski to equalize in the 85th before the Portugal right back completed the turnaround.

Barcelona is tied on points with the surprising Girona at the top of the table after its fellow Catalan club routed Mallorca 5-3. Real Madrid is two points behind both before visiting Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Jorgen Strand Larsen put Celta ahead in the 19th and substitute Anastasios Douvikas made it 2-0 in the 76th.

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