Real Sociedad – Celta Vigo : Preview & Prediction
Real Sociedad and Celta de Vigo face off at Estadio Municipal de Anoeta in a match for the 20th round of the Primera Division. Real Sociedad won away by (2-3) from the last time they faced in this edition of the league, 19-08-2017. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stage was in 22-01-2017, in a game by the First Division that finished with the victory of Real Society by (1-0). The only goal of the match was scored by Juanmi (72 ‘). In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Real Sociedad presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Real Sociedad
The home team is currently in 9th place with 26 points, after 6 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Leganes by (1-0). In the last match, lost at home to Barcelona by (2-4). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Real Sociedad has 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 12 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 8 of his last 10 matches in the competition finished with More than 2.5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, only got 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Real Sociedad arrive at this game with a defeat at home against Barcelona, by 2-4, totaling in this way the second defeat followed in the Spanish championship. Due to the irregular phase that has crossed, the team of the house occupies the bottom of the leaderboard. In this home game, coach Eusebio Sácristan should draw the team in 4-3-3 or 4-2-3-1 giving preference to possession of the ball and attacks through the latrines: Juanmi is very fast and competent in the offensive transition. Willian José is one of the highlights of the attack of the house, since it registers 8 goals scored in the championship. For this game the manager of the house does not have Zurutuza, Martinez, Xabi Prieto and Pardo, all with physical problems.
Analysis of the Celta de Vigo
The visiting team is currently in 11th place with 25 points, after 7 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, tied at home to Real Madrid by (2-2). In the last match, he won off to Levante by (0-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 27 goals scored and 27 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 22 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the championship, Celta de Vigo won 13 points out of 30 after 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in their last 10 games. In the matches he played as a visitor in the championship there is a result that is repeated often in the late 90 ‘, 2-1, which occurred in 5 of his 9 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, since 9 of his last 10 matches in the competition finished with Over 2.5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoring in the five games in which he suffered the first goal.
Celta de Vigo comes to this game with a win in the Levante field, 0-1, returning victories after three official matches without winning. In the last seven games played in the championship, the visiting team has won only three victories, demonstrating the difficulties it faces in the competition. In this round away from home, coach Juan Carlos Unzué should play in the usual tactical system, 4-3-3, privileging the defensive organization and the direct balls for the attack, however, in some moments must have the initiative in the game: Pablo Hernández is the brain of the team, which is responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. Iago Aspas is Celta de Vigo’s top scorer with 11 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Kevin Vazquez, player who recovers from injury.
Real Sociedad – Celta Vigo : Betting Tips
Real Sociedad – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70