Real Sociedad welcomes Alaves to the Anoeta Stadium on September 26, 2019 in Spanish La Liga action.

“Soccer" Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad was established in 1909 and it was among the founding members of the La Liga in 1929. The club spent their longest spell in the top flight from 1967-2007 or a period of 40 years. Real Sociedad won the La Liga twice and in back to back years from 1981-82. They also finished as runners-up three times, the last of which was in 2002/003.

La Real also won the Copa del Rey in 1909 and 1987 while finishing as runners-up in five other instances. They have competed in the UEFA Champions League twice and during the 2003/04 season, they reached the round of 16 before falling to Lyon. Real Sociedad finished 9th in the previous La Liga season, one ahead of their rivals.

Real Sociedad’s Goal Difference of +3 is ranked 5th in the La Liga. They are also ranked 5th in scoring with a total of seven goals and are tied for 4th with a total of four goals conceded this term. Real Sociedad ranks 5th in the league with 4 assists on the season.

Midfielder Martin Odegaard and Defender Wilian Jose lead the team with two goals each this season. Defender Nacho Monreal and Forward Mikel Oyarzabal have also scored one goal each for the club. Midfielder Portu has two assists and Mikel Merino has one assist as well while goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya has recorded 17 saves and has conceded only four goals in five appearances.

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“Soccer" CD Alaves

Deportivo Alaves was established 98 years ago as Sport Friends Club. It is considered as the third most successful Basque football club behind Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad. They have played in the Spanish La Liga since 2016-17 season and finished 11th during the 2018-19 La Liga season. They have played in the top flight league since 2015.

In their European competition debut in 2001, CD Alaves made it to the final of the UEFA Cup,losing 4-5 to Liverpool via the “golden goal” rule. They also made it to the final of the Copa del Rey in 2017 where they lost 1-3 to Barcelona. Overall, they have spent 37 seasons in the Segunda Division and another 15 in the La Liga.

Alaves ranks 12th in the La Liga in Goal Difference with their -2. They have scored only two goals so far this season ( tied for 19th overall ) but on the defensive end, they have allowed just four goals (tied for 4th overall). Only one of their two goals were assisted ( tied for 18th overall).

Forward Joselu has scored CD Alaves’ two goals this season. Forward Aleix Vidal assisted one of those two goals while goalkeeper  Fernando Pacheco has conceded three goals and has 13 saves in four appearances. Goalie Antonio Sivera has allowed one goal in one match played.

“Soccer" Who Wins?

Real Sociedad are the soccer betting favorites here. La Real ranks 4th in the Primera Division with a record of 3-1-1 SU. They are coming off back to back wins and in their last outing, Real Sociedad shocked league leaders Atletico Madrid, ending the latter’s 100% start to the season with a brilliant 2-0 win. Real Sociedad has allowed just one goal in their three wins this campaign.

CD Alaves is in 15th place right now with their record of 1-2-2 SU on the season. Alaves has not won in its last four matches played and have lost back to back fixtures heading to this contest. Alaves is fresh from a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Athletic Bilbao. They have scored just one goal in their last four matches played.

Head to head, Real Sociedad is 6-1-3 SU in their last 10 meetings. La Real have also won four out of their last five meetings at the Anoeta Stadium. However, Alaves won their last meeting there, 1-0, last December 21, 2018.

CD Alaves has problems putting the ball in between the goal post. On the other hand, Real Sociedad is a Top 5 scoring team in the Spanish Primera Division this season. Sure, Alaves has shown that it can compensate their lack of offense with a good defense but I think that Odegaard and Oyarzabal are too creative for them. Give me Real Sociedad here. Prediction: Real Sociedad

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