Barcelona looked dead and buried a few weeks ago but this was their ninth win out of 10 in LaLiga, a surge that has put them back in contention.
Goals from Ousmane Dembele and Martin Braithwaite in extra time sealed a 2-0 victory for Barca but only after Miralem Pjanic and Dembele had both failed to score penalties in normal time.
LaLiga: Lionel Messi-less Barcelona held 1-1 by Eibar; Jose Morales' brace helps Levante edge Real Betis
With Lionel Messi nursing his ankle in the stands, Barcelona fell further behind in the Spanish league on Tuesday after ceding their first-ever point to Eibar at Camp Nou.
LaLiga: Barcelona's salary cap for 2020-21 season slashed by $350 million amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has had huge economic effects on Spain's top-flight teams, with Barca among those worst affected.
Barcelona toasted the resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu as president on Tuesday by beating Juventus 24 hours later in the Champions League. But not everything has changed.
"There are no negotiations with Manchester United," said Barcelona sporting director Ramon Planes. "Dembele is a player we are counting on."
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has said Lionel Messi's happiness is not in his hands but admits he was pleased to hear the Argentine saying on Tuesday he wants to end his disputes with the club.
LaLiga: Barcelona dismiss Lionel Messi's injury concern reports after footballer misses group training session
Barcelona said there was no reason to worry about Messi, and that he simply underwent an alternative training program in the gym, some reports said there could be more to it.
Barcelona tested all their players for COVID-19 on Wednesday and captain Lionel Messi was among those seen out on the Joan Gamper training complex conducting individual dribbling and running exercises
Due to the coronavirus pandemic-enforced hiatus, players who were sidelined and expected to be out for the season now have a chance of recovering for when games resume — whenever that is.
LaLiga: Barcelona sign Danish forward Martin Braithwaite from league rival Leganes to help bolster injury-depleted attack
Braithwaite will sign for the rest of this season for Barcelona, plus four more, according to the club, but will not be available for the Champions League
LaLiga: After Barcelona's chaotic start to 2020 with on and off field setbacks, Lionel Messi calls for calm to think about football
Messi made the call for his club to put its house in order ahead of an important stretch of matches for the defending league champions
LaLiga: Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele ruled out for approximately six months post operation on torn hamstring
Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out for six months after undergoing an operation on his torn hamstring in Finland.
Coach Quique Setien said Barcelona are looking to sign a striker to replace the injury-stricken Ousmane Dembele for the remainder of the season
LaLiga: Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele exacerbates muscle injury, ruled out weeks after rejoining practice
Barcelona have been eagerly awaiting Dembele's return as striker Luis Suárez has been out injured since the beginning of the year and is not expected to be back until the latter stages of the season
Barcelona released the medical report on Friday, two days after Dembele had to be substituted in the first half of its 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Ivan Rakitic pulls out of Croatia squad with Achilles injury, set to miss Barcelona friendly against Cartagena
Rakitic will also be unavailable for Barca's charity match against Cartagena on Wednesday, along with Jordi Alba and Nelson Semedo, who are suffering from hamstring and calf problems respectively
LaLiga: Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele banned for two matches for 'attitude of contempt', will miss match against Real Madrid
Ronald Araujo, a 20-year-old defender, and Gerard Pique both received one-match bans and will also miss the game against Eibar
Barcelona are back in form and LaLiga's big three are back at the top of the table after the defending champions put on a finishing masterclass to thrash Sevilla 4-0 on Sunday.
Champions League: Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku to miss Barcelona clash due to thigh injury; Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele declared fit
Lukaku, who was signed for around €80 million (£71.2 million) from Manchester United in the close season, is the club’s leading goalscorer in Serie A alongside midfielder Stefano Sensi, with three goals.