Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid Preview, Tips and Odds

Real Sociedad welcome Atletico Madrid to Anoeta on Sunday for their game of the 26th round in La Liga. The hosts are 8th in the table with 35 points, but just four behind the 4th spot, which ensures Champions League football next term. Atletico are second only to Barcelona, but are trailing by seven points. City rivals Real Madrid are breathing down their necks though, with the difference just two points.

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
Real SociedadLoss5 W/ 2 D/ 13 L4 W/ 0 D/ 6 L
Atletico MadridWin13 W/ 2 D/ 5 L6 W/ 0 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 27.10.2018 Atletico Madrid – Real Sociedad 2:0; Diego Godin 45′, Filipe Luis 60′
Last game at this venue: 19.04.2018 Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid 3:0; Willian Jose 27′, Juanmi 80′, 90′

Worth mentioning: The last draw in the H2H clashes between the opponents dates back to 2012 or fourteen games ago. The last six games ended in victories for the home sides, with Real Sociedad triumphing twice on home soil. Two of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while only in one of those encounters there were goals at both ends. The same goes for the last five games played only at Anoeta.

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid Stats

As of 01.03Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Real SociedadDraw4 W/ 6 D/ 0 L3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Atletico MadridWin6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game Real Sociedad: 25.02.2019 Girona – Real Sociedad 0:0
Last game Atletico Madrid: 24.02.2019 Atletico Madrid – Villarreal 2:0; Alvaro Morata 31′, Saul Niguez 88′
Top performers Real Sociedad: Antoine Griezmann 12 goals 7 assists, Thomas Partey 2 goals 3 assists, Angel Correa 2 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Atletico Madrid: Willian Jose 9 goals 3 assists, Mikel Oyarzabal 8 goals 1 assist, Mikel Merino
goals 1 assist.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsGoal / GoalClean sheets
Real Sociedad14:7546
Atletico Madrid16:8336

Worth mentioning: The hosts in this fixture are undefeated in their last ten outings, but the majority of the games – six, ended with the teams sharing one point each. The most common scoreline in the last five Real Sociedad games is 0:0, with three of the games ending scoreless. Four of the last five encounters at Anoeta featured over 2,5 goals, while both teams scored in three of them.
After seeing their long unbeaten run put to an end in the beginning of February, Atletico responded with three consecutive victories without conceding. That led to the derby loss against Real being the only game of the last five that featured over 2,5 goals or saw goals at both ends. Atleti recorded five draws and a single loss in their last ten visits away from Madrid, with three of the four victories being to nil.

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid News

Missing players Real Sociedad: Asier Illarramendi is the only sure absentee. David Concha, Andoni Espinoza, Adnan Januzaj, Martin Merquelanz Castellanos and Kevin Rodrigues are doubtful.
Missing players Atletico Madrid: Lucas Hernandez is under question.

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid Predictions

No goals until half time – 2.37 @ bet365

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