Alaves VS Real Sociedad ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Alaves vs Real Sociedad
Alaves and Real Sociedad meet in the Estadio de Mendizorroza in a match of the 8th round of the Primera Division. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, in 18-03-2017, ended with the victory of the Alavés by (1-0). In this match the house factor may play an important role, since Alavés presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Alaves Team News
The home team is currently in 19th place, with 3 points earned, after 1 win and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Real Madrid by (1-2). In the last match, he won off to Levante by (0-2). This is a team affected by the house factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 defeats as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 16 goals scored and 18 conceded. Alavés won 5, drew 1 and lost 4 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 6 of the last 7 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, and their attack needs to improve as it has failed to achieve in 5 of the last 7 games in this competition.
Alaves vs Real Sociedad Stats
The Alaves arrive for this match with a victory won at the home of Levante by 0-2, adding in this way their first triumph in this Spanish championship. Highlight for the goals that were marked by Munir and Álvaro Medrán. Despite playing indoors, we expect coach Giovanni De Biasi to opt for the usual 4-2-3-1 privileging of the defensive organization and the direct balls for Munir. It is important to note that Alavés has presented some difficulty in trying to win points in the home, since in 3 games played recorded 3 losses. For this match the coach will not be able to count on Krkic, Ortega and Laguardia, all injured.
Real Sociedad Team News
The visiting team is currently in 8th place with 10 points, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Valencia by (2-3). In the last match, tied at home to the Betis by (4-4). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 26 goals scored and 24 conceded. Already inside the home, it has won 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 26 goals scored and 22 conceded. His last away game was for the Europa League and ended with a 3-1 loss to Zenit St Petersburg. In the last 10 games as a visitor to Real Sociedad won 3, drew 3 and lost 4.
For this competition, you have not won any of the last 4 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 6 of the last 7 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 6 of the last 7 games for this competition. In 9 games, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 5 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 4 of his 8 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Real Sociedad arrive to this round with a tie in 4-4 against Betis, thus adding the fifth official game without proving the taste of the victory. Highlight for the goals that were scored by Willian Jose, Mikel Oyarzabal, Xabi Prieto and Diego Llorente. In this away game, coach Eusebio Sacristan is expected to keep his team in the 4-3-3, benefiting attacking football, especially on the sidelines. Remembering that Juanmi and Oyarzabal are the most important players of this team, since they offer great depth. On the other hand, Willian José is the great highlight of the cast with 3 goals scored. For this match it is probable that Zurutuza and Agirretxe are absence due to the injury.