Barcelona's frustrating week continued as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at Deportivo La Coruna.
Following on from the heartbreak of being pegged back at the death by Chelsea in midweek, Barca once again surrendered a lead.
It was a tale of two penalties at the Riazor, as Barca led at the break thanks to a spot kick by Ronaldinho, who converted after Javier Saviola had been felled in the box.
Depor fought back and claimed a point when Juan Rodriguez showed great awareness to slot home after Victor Valdes had pushed out Fabian Estoyanoff's penalty.
Goals from Albert Meyong and Laurent Courtois heaped more misery on Real Sociedad, as Levante ran out 2-0 winners over the basement boys.
Real Mallorca and Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 in Saturday's other game.