Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid Betting Tip and Predictions. In the Round 36 in Spanish Primera Division, Real Sociedad take on Real Madrid. Read below betting preview, useful info and predictions for the match between Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid.
Real Madrid’s new French coach Zinedine Zidane (C) looks at his players during a training session at the Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on January 8, 2016. (Photo credit: GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Real Sociedad stand at the middle of the table without any chance to reach the place which leads in some of the European competition next season, while on the other side they are far from the relegation zone. It doesn’t mean that they are without motivation. They will be fully motivated to make good result against one of the best teams in La Liga and stay unbeaten. Last season Real Sociedad smashed Real Madrid 4-2 at home and they hope that can make repeat that success. Home team have already managed to beat FC Barcelona 1-0 upfront their supporters, so they want to beat another Spanish giant at home. They know that team from Madrid are very strong, but they have nothing to lose and will try to celebrate or at least take one point. Big problem for home team are absences few very important players, especially in the attack. Vela is suspended, while Jonathas and Agirretxe are both injured. These three players scored 25 of 42 goals for Real Sociedad this season in Primera.
Real Madrid stand at the 3rd position with only one point less than leading duo, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, and they are still in a race for the title. There are only three rounds left until the end of the season, so they have to win all three games and hope that Barca and Atletico will fail to win all three matches. However, visitors have to go for a win in this game. Four days ago Real Madrid played against Manchester City 0-0 in the first leg of the semis in the UEFA Champions League and on Wednesday they will host English team upfront their supporters. Big blow for visitors is the absence of their two attackers, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, so Gareth Bale will lead the attack against Sociedad. It will be the 3rd match without their best players Ronaldo. Against Rayo Vallecano, Real Madrid had many problems, but they have managed to win 2-3, despite the fact that they were losing 2-0. Against Man City they also didn’t play great. They had few good chances, but failed to score. For this game, they will have many problems to score, so I can’t be sure in their win.
Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid injuries and suspensions
Home team miss Vela (34/5 f), Carlos Martínez (10/0 d), Íñigo Martínez (30/1 d), Canales (16/0 m), Capilla (1/0 m), Jonathas (26/7 f) and their top scorer Agirretxe (16/13 f). On the other side, visitors will be without their two top scorers: Ronaldo (34/31 f) and Benzema (25/23 f). Kroos (30/1 m) is also out for this game.
Despite the fact that home side don’t need points they will be fully motivated to make good result. Real Madrid have to win this one, but it will be hard without their two important attackers. On the other side, home side also have problems in the attack. Anyway, I expect interesting match between Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid and don’t believe that there will be more than three goals.
Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid Betting Tip: Under 3 goals Ah @ 1.75 (Bet365)