Real Sociedad vs. Eibar Match Analysis and Prediction

La Liga action gets underway this weekend in its matchday 32. Among the matches scheduled to be played is a match between Real Sociedad and Eibar. The action will take place on Sunday 14th April 2019 at the Estadio Municipal de Anoeta at 15:15GMT.

After their 3-1 loss in the hands of Celta Vigo, Real Sociedad is looking forward to bounce back. L a Real is at number 10 and is looking forward to finishing among the top 10. Having won in their last home match against Real Betiss, this gives them more optimism that they can do it again at home.

At number 12, Eibar is a worthy opponent. Last weekend, despite losing 2-1 to Real Madrid, they indeed displayed a competitive match. It is not a team which can go down easily without a worthy fight. The Los Armeros come to the match full aware of their 2-1 home victory in the first leg of the season fixture. For them, a draw won’t do them match harm.

However both teams seem to be equally matched. Either of them is looking forward to playing in Europeans competitions next season hence want to finish among top 10. This is what makes the match interesting. The teams will adopt an attack approach as each look forward to score. However, at the end of the day, we fill it is worth putting your money for the match to end in a draw.

 

Real Sociedad vs. Eibar Head to Head

The two sides have played a record of 28 matches between them. Real Sociedad has secured 8 victories in their meetings. Eibar managed to win 4 of the matches. 6 of their meetings ended in a draw. Here is a sneaky look at their last 8 most recent meetings and how things played out for either team:

  • Eibar 2-1 Real Sociedad
  • Real Sociedad 3-2 Eibar
  • Eibar 0-0 Real Sociedad
  • Real Sociedad 3-1 Eibar
  • Real Sociedad 2-2 Eibar
  • Eibar 2-0 Real Sociedad
  • Eibar 2-0 Real Sociedad
  • Real Sociedad 1-1 Eibar
  • Eibar 2-1 Real Sociedad

Team News

Real Sociedad can breathe with ease with four of its players ready for the action after nursing injuries. David Concha, Martin Merquelanz, Kevin Rodrigues and Andoni Gorosabel have been seen training ready for the Sunday fixture. However, despite the relieve, still the services of Miguel Angel Moya, David Zurutuza, Ander Guevara and Asir Illarramendi will be missed due to injuries.

Eibar on the other hand is still overwhelmed with injuries. With 9 of their men in the sidelines due to various injuries, their coach has few options to choose from. Despite their misfortune, they will be more than happy to play Gonzalo Escalante who has been seen training in anticipation of the Sunday fixture.

Prediction and Odds

Both teams are under pressure to finish among the top 10 in the La Liga. The coaches face an uphill task in selecting a good squad owing to the many injuries both teams have. But all in all, the match must continue. With both teams almost equally-matched, here are our best bets for the outcome of the fixture:

  • The match to end a draw in fulltime
  • Both teams to score
  • Under 2.5 goals
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