Villarreal vs Real Sociedad Prediction & Tips
Villarreal and Real Sociedad face at Estadio de la Cerámica, in a match for the 21 th round of the Liga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 29‑11‑2020, the end result was a draw by (1‑1). The head ‑ to ‑ head record at this stadium, favors the home team, who have won 3, tied 2 and lost 2 in the last 7 matches. Really, in the last match at this stadium, for Club Friendlies, on 02‑09‑2020, Villarreal won by (2‑0). In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Real Sociedad presents significant differences between home and away performances.
The home team is currently in 5th place, with 34 points won, after 8 wins, 10 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home against Granada by (2‑2). In the last match, they tied (0‑0) against Huesca. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss as a visitor; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. The team arrives at this match after an away win against Girona by (0‑1).
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for its opponent, for which reason it has not presented much defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 20 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 10 home matches for this competition: they have scored 7 of their 16 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).
Villarreal comes motivated for this round after a victory, by 0-1, in the visit to the Girona field, advancing in this way to the next phase of the King’s Cup: the only goal of the match was signed by Yeremy. In the last round in La Liga, the home team drew against Huesca 0-0. The home team usually plays in a 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring fast transitions, mainly through the wings. In this drawing, the three most advanced players are Moi Gomez, Yeremy Pino and Paco Alcácer, the latter being very competent in finishing. The home coach should not be able to count on Alberto Moreno, Vicente Iborra, Gerard Moreno, Samuel Chukwueze, Juan Foyth and Mario Gaspar for being injured.
The visiting team is currently in 6th place, with 31 points won, after 8 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Sevilla by (3‑2). In the last match, they tied at home to Real Betis by (2‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. The team arrives in this match after an away loss against Real Betis by (3‑1), after extra time. In the league, Real Sociedad won 17 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. 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 20 games in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Real Sociedad enters this match with a setback, in the extension, by 3-1, in the trip to Real Betis’ field, in a game counting for the King’s Cup. 2-2. The visiting team usually plays in a 4-3-3, favoring a more relaxed playing style, attacking through the central corridor. The three arrows aimed at the “enemy” goalpost will be Mikel Oyarzabal, Alexander Isak and Portu, and the player responsible for defining and leading his team’s attacks is midfielder Mikel Merino. The visiting coach cannot count on Luca Sangalli and Miguel Angel Moya, both injured.
Villarreal – Real Sociedad FREE TIPS
Real Sociedad – Win @ 3.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90