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LaLiga: Real Sociedad vs Barcelona

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona

The focus of the 28th round of the Spanish league will be the clash between Real Sociedad and Barcelona. The Catalan giants are in desperate need of points to continue towards the championship race. However, Real Sociedad is equally thirsty to protect a place in the group with tickets to the European Cup next season. In this situation, let's wait and see which name will speak out at the right time.

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona

Real Sociedad

Compared to his opponent, Real Sociedad had a more impressive start in La Liga this season. Even at the beginning of the season, the representative of the Basque country also competed fairly at the top of the chart. However, that time did not last too long and Real Sociedad is currently performing a relatively unstable performance. Even the dream of joining the Champions League next season seems to be over for Imanol Alguacil's team. At this time, Real Sociedad's mission will be to protect the ticket to the Europa League against the pressure from the chasing group. At this time, the Basque team is at 5th place on the La Liga chart with 45 points after 27 rounds, 3 points ahead of the 6th ranked team Real Betis and will be determined to ensure the end of the season just outside the top 4. Recently Real Sociedad unexpectedly lost to Granada CF 0-1 on away field, but this is still the stage where this team plays quite well. Whereby, The last 5 rounds of Real Sociedad lost only 1 and won 3 matches. At the Europa League playground they were eliminated by Man Utd from the 1/16 round, but coach Imanol Alguacil and his students still played against Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final to seek the title. In the next match, Real Sociedad will not have the services of Nacho Monreal, Jon Guridi, Aritz Elustondo, Joseba Zaldua. These will be quite important deficiencies and coach Imanol Alguacil needs the most reasonable changes.


After the beginning of the very struggling season, it seemed that Barcelona would have no chance to participate in the La Liga championship race. However, the impressive performance of the Catalan team, plus the decline of the top team Atletico Madrid. At this time, Barcelona emerged as a leading candidate for the championship title. With 59 points obtained after 27 rounds, Barcelona now narrowed the score gap with Atletico Madrid to only 4 points. With La Liga remaining 11 rounds to finish, it is not a big gap and can be leveled quickly. It is important to know that Ronald Koeman's army has been in excellent form since the beginning of the year, and is unbeaten in the league in 2021. In La Liga, Barcelona is having a series of 17 unbeaten matches in the top playground of Spanish football. Nha. That series lasted from the beginning of December last year when they lost to Cadiz CF away. Since the beginning of 2021, The Blaugrana have won 11 of the previous 12 matches. Since January 2021 up to now, Barcelona has been the best team in La Liga with 34/36 maximum. During this period the visitors scored 32 goals and conceded only 8 goals. Away from home Barcelona won 8 consecutive journeys away from home. In the last time they met Real Sociedad, Barcelona was completely unbeaten when they drew 2 and won 8.