In a mid week match on Thursday Jul 2nd, in week 33, Real Sociedad hosts Espanyol at Estadio Municipal De Anoeta in a meeting of these two extremely mismatched La Liga teams. Real Sociedad sits at 4th place in the tables. In their last match they recorded a 1-2 loss against Real Madrid, and Real Sociedad is looking for direction having earned 16 points in their last 10 matches, while In their last match, 20th placed Espanyol, recorded a 1-3 loss against Levante. They're hoping to improve on their recent performance, having lost 4 of their last 10.
As of right now the betting odds favour Real Sociedad to win.
On the 22nd of September, Espanyol hosted Real Sociedad at the Rcde Stadium in their last match together. Real Sociedad won by a score of 3 to 1 in front of a crowd of just over 19000 spectators. Willian José scored the first goal for Real Sociedad in the 18th minute, then Willian José added another in the 34th minute.
Espanyol is having problems scoring lately. Their top scorers, Stefan Savić and Wu Lei each only have 1 goal in their last five. Real Sociedad's most prolific scorer has been Mikel Oyarzabal. He has netted two goals over the last five matches
Barrenetxea, Illarramendi, Guevara and Sangalli are unavailable to play for Imanol Alguacil Barrenetxea's team, while Abelardo Fernández Antuña's squad will be without Raúl de Tomás and Naldo.