Real Sociedad vs Barcelona Prediction & Tips
Real Sociedad and Barcelona face at Reale Arena, in a match for the 28 th round of the Liga. Barcelona won at home by (2‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 16‑12‑2020. The head ‑ to ‑ head record at this stadium, favors the visiting team, who have won 3, tied 2 and lost 1 in the last 6 matches. However, in the last head ‑ to ‑ head played at this stadium, on 14‑12‑2019, it was not plus a tie for (2‑2). The goals of the match were scored by Mikel Oyarzabal (12 ‘) and A. Isak (62’) for Real Sociedad and by L. Suárez (49 ‘) and A. Griezmann (38’) for Barcelona.
The home team is currently in 5th place, with 45 points won, after 12 wins, 9 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home to Levante by (1‑0). In the last match, they lost away to Granada by (1‑0). In the last 10 home matches for the league, Real Sociedad has recorded 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, having won 19 points out of 30 possible. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was the 1‑0, which was verified in 5 of their 13 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 27 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the score in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 13 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 having added another setback, by 1-0, in the trip to the Granada field, putting an end to the seven consecutive meetings without losing in this La Liga. In this match against Barcelona, coach Imanol Alguacil should keep the team in 4-3-3 with the most advanced positions occupied by Mikel Oyarzabal, Adnan Januzaj and Alexander Isak: the last athlete mentioned is Real Sociedad’s best scorer with 12 goals marked. Out of this game are Aritz Elustondo, Joseba Zaldúa, Miguel Angel Moya, Jon Pacheco, Miguel Angel Moya, Alex Sola and Luca Sangalli, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place, with 59 points won, after 18 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away to Osasuna by (0‑2). In the last match, they won at home against Huesca by (4‑1). In the last 10 away matches, Barcelona have 8 wins and 2 losses, having won 24 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 8 wins in the last matches as a visitor. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑1, which occurred in 5 of their 14 games. His attack has scored with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In 27 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The team from Barcelona starts motivated for this game after winning, 4-1, receiving Huesca, registering in this way the four triumph followed in this Spanish championship: the goals of the team were signed by Óscar Mingueza, Lionel Messi (2) and Antoine Griezmann. In this match against Real Sociedad, coach Ronald Koeman should play in the usual 3-4-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and positional attacks: Pedri has been largely responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. It should be noted that striker Lionel Messi is Barcelona’s best finisher in this competition with 21 goals scored. For this match the coach won’t count on Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto, Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati, all injured.
Real Sociedad – Barcelona FREE TIPS
Barcelona – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90