Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad TIPS (26.01.2017)
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Barcelona and Real Sociedad are playing at the Camp Nou in a second leg of this Copa del Rey (quarterfinals), after Barcelona have won away (0-1) in the first leg. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 6 wins in the last 6 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stadium was the 28-11-2015, in a game for the Primera División, that ended the victory of Barcelona by (4-0). The goals of the match were scored by Neymar (22 ‘and 53’), L. Suárez (41 ‘) and Messi (90’) for Barcelona.
After the away win by (0-1), the home team reaches this second hand with a 1 goal lead. In the last game that disputed, for the First Division, it gained the Eibar out by (0-4). In the last 10 home games Barcelona has recorded 8 wins and 2 draws. His attack has been marked with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 5 games for this competition. In his home games there is a tendency for goals to be scored, with 60 of his last 66 games ending up with over 1.5 goals and 54 in 66 with over 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he has never been able to get his mark back in the four games in which he conceded the first goal.
Barcelona come to this game with a precious away win over Eibar by 0-4, thus registering the fourth consecutive win in official matches: the goals were scored by Denis Suarez, Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. In this meeting at home it is expected that coach Luis Enrique will play in the usual tactical system, that is, 4-3-3, benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks. Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi are the great finishers of Barcelona with 15 goals each signed. For this game the home captain can not count on Sergio Busquets, Rafinha and Andrés Iniesta, all recovering from injury.
After the home defeat in the first leg, the visiting team must recover from a 1-goal deficit in this decisive game as a visitor. The team arrives at this meeting after a victory at home with Celta de Vigo by (1-0). In the last 10 matches played for all competitions, Real Sociedad won 5, drawn 1 and lost 4. The team has not been very strong defensively, as it has always conceded goals in the last 5 games, but its attack has regularly been scored, Since it managed to materialize in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 12 of its last 15 games, of those 12 reached the interval in advantage in 3 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 9. There is 1 period featured in Last 9 meetings played as a visitor for all competitions: scored 6 of his 16 goals in the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
The Real Sociedad team starts for this day with a victory against Celta de Vigo, 1-0, in which Juanmi scored the only goal of the team. In this game away from home coach Eusebio should opt for a very defensive strategy, exploring only the space on the back of the opponent, however, in some moments of the encounter must bet everything in the attack. Willian José is the highlight of the visiting team with 9 goals and 2 assists. For this game the coach of Real Sociedad can not count on Carlos Martinez, Mikel Gonzalez, Agirretxe and Bergara, players recovering from injury.