Real Sociedad vs Elche Preview, Tips and Odds

Real Sociedad will welcome Elche to Reale Seguros Stadium for a game of La Liga 35th round on Friday. The hosts of this tie are sitting on 5th position in the standings with fifty-three points, while Elche are down to 19th in the relegation zone on thirty points, but just one less than the teams in safe places.

Real Sociedad vs Elche Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Real Sociedad Win 5 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
Elche Loss 3 W/ 3 D/ 5 L 1 W/ 3 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 26.09.2020 La Liga: Elche – Real Sociedad 0:3; Portu 55’, Adnan Januzaj 77’(penalty), Roberto Lopez 90’
Last game at this venue: 28.11.2014 La Liga: Real Sociedad – Elche 3:0; Carlos Vela 3’, 31’, 53’

Worth mentioning: Elche and Real Sociedad met in September of 2020 at Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero in what was the first match between the two sides in over five years and finished in a comprehensive 0:3 Real Sociedad win. Elche won the previous encounter in 2015, but the spent five seasons in the lower divisions of Spanish football. Three of the last five games produced over 2,5 goals, while one witnessed goals at both ends. Just one of the previous six meetings was won by the visitings sides.

Real Sociedad vs Elche Stats

As of 04.05 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Real Sociedad Loss 4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L
Elche Loss 2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L

Last game Real Sociedad: 01.05.2021 La Liga: Huesca – Real Sociedad 1:0; Aritz Elustondo 87’(own goal)
Top performers Real Sociedad: Alexander Isak 14 goals 2 assists, Mikel Oyarzabal 10 goals 7 assists, Portu 8 goals 3 assists.
Next game Real Sociedad: 12.05.2021 La Liga: Atletico Madrid – Real Sociedad
Last game Elche: 01.05.2021 La Liga: Elche – Atletico Madrid 0:1; Marcos Liorente 23’; Fidel frm the home team missed a penalty in the 90’
Top performers Elche: Lucas Boye 6 goals 1 assist, Fidel 5 goals 3 assists, Josan 4 goals 2 assists.
Next game Elche: 11.05.2021 La Liga: Elche – Alaves

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Real Sociedad 10-14 4 5 3
Elche 8-14 3 6 1

Worth mentioning: Real Sociedad lost 1:0 their visit to Huesca on Saturday. The team has been in inconsistent form of late, winning and losing four of the last ten encounters, with the other two ending in draws. Real Sociedad’s main issue is when going forward, as they managed to score more than a goal in only two of the last twelve clashes. Three of the team’s last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals and also three saw both involved sides to hit the targets.
Elche missed a penalty and the chance to equalize in the last minute of their game against league leaders Atletico Madrid on Saturday and lost 0:1. They are currently on a poor form, winning just one of the previous nine encounters. Atleti’s victory on the weekend was the first for a visiting side in Elche’s last sixteen clashes. Elche have managed to score more than a goal in only one of the last fourteen matches. One of their last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.

Real Sociedad vs Elche News

Missing players Real Sociedad: Fernandez Luna, Igor Zubeldia, Urko Gonzalez, Jon Pacheco, Mikel Merino, Aihen Munoz, Asier Illarramendi and Luca Sangalli are injured.
Missing players Elche: Johan Mojica and Guido Carrillo are injured.

Real Sociedad vs Elche Predictions

Real Sociedad to win – 1.50 @ bet365