Real Sociedad vs Celta Vigo Analysis and Predictions

Come the 26, November 2018, Real Sociedad will welcome Celta Vigo to the Estadio Municipal de Anoeta. The two teams are two points apart but Real Sociedad occupies position 10 in the La Liga table standings while Celta Vigo is at position 14. This can be a tricky fixture for Sociedad as a loss for them and depending on other outcomes can make them drop more than for positions in the table standings. Therefore, this can be a tough call for them and hence they have to work extra hard to win or force a draw. But all in all, Real Sociedad has higher chances of winning in this fixture as it has proved to be a better team as compared to Celta Vigo during this season and the fact that they are at their home turf.

Match Overview

Real Sociedad will be welcoming the 14th placed Celta Vigo at the Anoeta at 8:00 PM. This is a very crucial fixture that can change the Primera Division table standings tremendously depending on the outcome of the game. Both teams are highly expectant of a win out of this game.

Real Sociedad vs Celta Vigo Betting Odds

Both of the two teams have been struggling for form this season. In their last four meetings, two of them have ended in draws. Due to this, our prediction odds are as follows:

  • Draw: 3.75
  • 1-1 draw: 7.00
  • Under 2.5 goals: 1.90
  • Laga Aspas to score: 7.75

Real Sociedad Team News

Real Sociedad has got many players who won’t be making appearances in Monday’s fixture due to injuries. Therefore they will have to look for their replacements. Such players include Martin Merquelanz (knee injury), Mikel Merino (groin injury), Joseba Zaldua (ankle injury) and Luka Sangalli (stroke). Their absence can highly affect the team’s performance.

Celta Vigo Team News

Celta Vigo is definitely not in good position. Their point difference from the bottom 3 is just 4 points and this is not good news for them. Therefore they need to put in more effort to win this match. A few of the players who will miss from the squad is Mathias Jensen who has been suffering from a hamstring injury, Robert Mazan (groin injury) and Fran Beltran (muscle injury). Their absence is a big drawback for Celta Vigo.

Real Sociedad vs. Celta Vigo Head to Head

These teams have met severally in the Primera Division and this is their eight last meetings and how each performed:

  • 21/01/2018—Real Sociedad 1-2 Celta Vigo
  • 19/08/2017– Celta Vigo 2-3 Real Sociedad
  • 21/05/2017– Celta Vigo 2-2 Real Sociedad
  • 22/01/2017—Real Sociedad 1-0 Celta Vigo
  • 12/03/2016– Celta Vigo 1-0 Real Sociedad
  • 31/10/2015– Real Sociedad 2-3 Celta Vigo
  • 07/02/2015– Real Sociedad 1-1 Celta Vigo
  • 13/09/2014—Celta Vigo 2-2 Real Sociedad

 

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