Campuzano Bonilla, Victor
Real Sociedad and Espanyol face at Estadio Municipal de Anoeta, in a match for the 33 th round of the Primera División. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 22‑09‑2019, Real Sociedad won away by (1‑3). The head ‑ to ‑ head record at this stadium, favors the home team, who have won 2, tied 2 and lost 1 in the last 5 matches. Indeed, in the last match at this stadium, for the Copa del Rey, on 22‑01‑2020, Real Sociedad won by (2‑0). Real Sociedad's goals were scored by Barrenetxea (45 ') and A. Isak (62'). The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 4th and 20th in the general classification, in fact this is a match between the 5th classified in home games and the 12th as a visitor.
After 14 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in 4th position, having won 46 points. In the last match, they have won an away match against Eibar by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑0) an away match against Barcelona. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, they have practically the same points at home and away, since they have won 26 points in their stadium, with 27 goals scored and 12 conceded, against 20 points away, where they scored 18 goals and has suffered 21. In the last 10 home matches for the league, Real Sociedad has recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, having won 20 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 4 wins in the last home matches. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 0‑0, which occurred in 5 of their 13 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, as 10 of the last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 27 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Real Sociedad kicks off this game with a 2-1 setback in the trip to the Getafe field, adding in this way the fourth consecutive defeat in this championship: Januzaj was the author of the only goal of the team. Despite the negative phase he is going through, coach Imanol Alguacil must maintain his usual 4-3-3 with Alexander Isak as the most advanced man in the team. It should be noted that Mikel Oyarzabal is the most important man in the home team's tactical scheme, since the midfielder is very competent in the offensive process. For this match the home coach cannot count on Guevara, Illaramendi and Sangalli, all with physical problems.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona
After 4 wins, 8 draws and 15 losses, the visiting team is in 20th
position, having won 20 points. In the last match, they have lost in an
away match against Osasuna by (1‑0), after in the previous match they
have tied (1‑1) at home, against Atlético de Madrid. This is a team that
usually achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, since
they have won 12 points away and 8 in their stadium, with 12 goals
scored and 24 goals conceded at home, against 11 goals scored and 22
conceded as a visitor. In the league, Espanyol won 7 points out of 30
possible points, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in the last 10 home
matches. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result
at half-time was 0‑0 (5 out of 14 games). Defensive solidity has not
been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10
games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored
goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 27 matches in
this competition, he suffered the first goal 16 times and only managed 1
turn on the scoreboard.
Espanyol heads into this game unmotivated after adding yet another defeat in La Liga, this time against Real Madrid by 0-1. We remember that visitors are sunk in the league table and maintenance is getting more and more complicated. Usually coach Francisco Rufete plays in 4-4-2, privileging the low block and counterattacks, especially through the right aisle: Óscar Melendo is very fast and excellent in the 1x1. On the other hand, striker Lei Wu and Raúl de Tomás are Espanyol's best scorers with 4 goals scored. Out of this game are Corchia and Facundo Ferreyra, both with physical problems.
Real Sociedad haven't won in their last 5 games.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona haven't won in their last 4 games.
When playing at home, Real Sociedad have not lost to RCD Espanyol Barcelona in their last 4 encounters.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona have received 7 red cards this season. This is the highest number in LaLiga.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona haven't won any of their last 8 away matches.
Real Sociedad have lost 4 matches in a row.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona have lost 3 matches in a row.
The most common result of matches between Real Sociedad and RCD Espanyol Barcelona when Real Sociedad is playing at home is 1-0. 5 matches have ended with this result.
Real Sociedad wins 1st half in 36% of their matches, RCD Espanyol Barcelona in 32% of their matches.
Real Sociedad wins 36% of halftimes, RCD Espanyol Barcelona wins 32%.
Both teams lost their last match.
Both teams haven't won their last match in LaLiga.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona's performance of the last 5 matches is better than Real Sociedad's.
In LaLiga, RCD Espanyol Barcelona has better performance than Real Sociedad.
In the last 5 meetings Real Sociedad won 3, RCD Espanyol Barcelona won 2, 0 draws.
The winner of their last meeting was Real Sociedad.
On their last meeting Real Sociedad won by 2 goals.
Real Sociedad scores 1.8 goals in a match against RCD Espanyol Barcelona and RCD Espanyol Barcelona scores 1.4 goals against Real Sociedad (on average).
Real Sociedad scores 1.74 goals when playing at home and RCD Espanyol Barcelona scores 1.34 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between Real Sociedad and RCD Espanyol Barcelona is 3.2.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona has streak of 2 matches with 0 scored goals.
When Real Sociedad leads 1-0 at home, they win in 70% of their matches.
When RCD Espanyol Barcelona leads 0-1 away, they win in 69% of their matches.
When Real Sociedad is down 0-1 home, they win 16% of their matches.
When RCD Espanyol Barcelona is down 1-0 away, they win 14% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between Real Sociedad and RCD Espanyol Barcelona is 1.6.
Real Sociedad have conceded a goal in each of their last 7 matches.
Real Sociedad have a losing streak of 4 matches in LaLiga.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona have a losing streak of 3 matches in LaLiga.
During the last 23 meetings with Real Sociedad playing at home, Real Sociedad have won 12 times, there have been 5 draws while RCD Espanyol Barcelona have won 6 times. The goal difference is 27-18 in favour of Real Sociedad.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona's last away win against Real Sociedad was in 2015.
Last season's matches: 3-2 (Real Sociedad at home) and 2-0 (RCD Espanyol Barcelona at home).
Real Sociedad haven't scored in 1 of their 16 home matches in LaLiga this season.
RCD Espanyol Barcelona haven't scored in 8 of their 16 away matches in LaLiga this season.
During the last 46 meetings, Real Sociedad have won 20 times, there have been 13 draws while RCD Espanyol Barcelona have won 13 times. The goal difference is 58-46 in favour of Real Sociedad.
Did you know that Real Sociedad scores 21% of their goals between the minutes 16-30?
Did you know that RCD Espanyol Barcelona scores 27% of their goals between the minutes 31-45?
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