Real Madrid will be looking to defend their La Liga title this season as they travel to face Real Sociedad. The match schedules for Sunday at the San Sebastian with kickoff at 10 pm.
Los Blancos finished off the season with five points clear of runners up to Barcelona. Real Sociedad finished off the sixth position while starting with a draw against Real Vallavoid.
Sociedad finished the season with 56 points with sixteen wins, 14 defeats, and eight draws. The finish was enough to secure a Europa League spot this season. Imanol Alguacil has been quiet this transfer window. The side rushed to secure the signing of free agent David Silva from Manchester City.
Zinedine Zidane might sigh a relief after troublesome Gareth Bale on a season-long loan to Tottenham. He will be impressed with the return of Martin Odegaard from their opponents after an impressive season.
Despite losing out to Manchester City in the Champions League Last 16, Los Blancos made a post-lockdown comeback to secure the win. Zidane won nine of their last ten matches to pick up the win. Madrid will be looking to build on a youthful side to steer the team ahead. Eden Hazard will be looking to redeem his form after an injury-filled season.
Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid Head to Head
Both sides have 24 games against each other, with Real Madrid taking home 18 wins while Sociedad with four wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Real Vallavoid 1-1 Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad 1-0 Osasuna
Sociedad 2-2 Deportivo Alaves
Villarreal 2-0 Sociedad
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Sociedad
Real Madrid 6-0 Getafe
Manchester City 2-1 Real Madrid
Leganes 2-2 Real Madrid
Real Madrid 2-1 Villarreal
Granada 1-2 Real Madrid
Real Sociedad Team News
Injury woes continue to trouble the home side with Asier Illarramendi, Martin Marquelanz, Luca Sangalli, and Martin Zubimendi. Igor Zubeldia remains a doubt with a knee injury concern ahead of the match. Ander Guevara looks set to get a starting lineup call.
Real Madrid Team News
The guests also face an injury spell with the unavailability of Lucas Vasquez, Isco, and Marco Asencio. We expect a youthful side this weekend with Rodrigo and Vinicius receiving nods to start.
Prediction and Odds
Madrid faces injury woes this weekend but has enough quality to pull off a win this Sunday.
Real Madrid Win
Both Teams to Score
Benzema to Score