Real Sociedad vs Alaves Prediction & Tips
Real Sociedad and Alavés face at Reale Arena, in a match for the 24 th round of the Liga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 06‑12‑2020, the end result was a draw by (0‑0). At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 3 wins and 1 loss in the last 4 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 26‑09‑2019, in a match for the La Liga, Real Sociedad won by (3‑0). The goals of the match were scored by Willian José (32 ‘) and Mikel Oyarzabal (41’ and 19 ‘) for Real Sociedad. Although this is a game between 5th and 16th in the overall standings, it is actually a game between the 10th ranked in home games and the 15th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 5th place, with 38 points won, after 10 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Cádiz by (4‑1). In the last match, they won an away match against Getafe by (0‑1). Interestingly, this is a team that has achieved better results away from home, as they have won 21 points as a visitor and only 17 at their stadium. In their last match, for the Europa League, they lost to Manchester United at home by (0‑4). In the last 10 home matches for the league, Real Sociedad has recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, having won 16 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 0‑0 (4 out of 11 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for its opponent, for which reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 11 matches for the competition have ended ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 23 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 7 times and have never been able to turn the score around. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 11 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (61’ ‑ 75 ‘).
Real Sociedad comes unmotivated for this match after a defeat, by 0-4, receiving Manchester United, in a game counting for the Europa League. In the last round in La Liga, the home team beat Getafe by 0-1. Now, in this game at home, coach Imanol Alguacil should keep the team in 4-3-3 favoring the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, however, counterattacks are a very strong point. Mikel Oyarzabal is one of the most dangerous men in front of Real Sociedad’s attack, being this the team’s best scorer with 10 goals scored. For this match the home coach cannot count Ander Barrenetxea, suspended, as well as Luca Sangalli, Miguel Ángel Moyá and Joseba Zaldua, these with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 16th place, with 22 points won, after 5 wins, 7 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home to Real Valladolid by (1‑0). In the last match, they lost away to Barcelona by (5‑1). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 13 points, against just 9 in their away matches. In the league, Alavés won 9 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 6 away matches. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (4 out of 11 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, for that reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 23 matches in this competition, they only managed 1 comeback in the 13 matches in which they conceded the first goal.
Deportivo Alavés heads into this game with a 5-1 defeat on the trip to the Barcelona field, putting an end to both games in a row without losing in this La Liga: the only goal of the team was signed by Luis Rioja. Usually the coach Abelardo plays with four men in defense, four in midfield and two in attack, with Lucas Pérez and Joselu being the most advanced men in the team. The second player mentioned above is the best finisher in Deportivo Alavés with 5 goals scored. The midfielder Edgar Méndez is one of the most important pieces in the visitors’ style of play, this owner having great technical quality and vision of the game. The entire cast is available for this game.
Real Sociedad – Alaves FREE TIPS
Real Sociedad – Win @ 1.65
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90