Eibar vs Real Sociedad: Preview and Prediction

Eibar vs Real Sociedad: Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips

Eibar vs Real Sociedad
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Saturday, 24th September 2016
Kick-Off: 12:00 UK
Venue: Municipal de Ipurua, Eibar.

Eibar’s good start to the season is a surprise are a side growing in confidence with every match. They were beaten 2-1 in their mid-week trip to Malaga, but didn’t give up without a strong fight. With 2 wins and a draw from their 5 league matches, they are currently occupying a comfortable mid table position.

Real Sociedad thrashed an excellent Las Palmas at home in the mid-week fixture to register their second win of the season. This is the first time ever in this season that they have looked completely comfortable and as score line suggests were better than their opposition in all departments. After 5 matches, they had won 2, drawn 1 and lost 2 and are level on points with their Saturday’s opponents Eibar.

Eibar vs Real Sociedad: Head-to-Head Stats

The corresponding fixture of the 2015/16 season end in a 2-1 win for Eibar at the Municipal de Ipurua. While they lost the reverse leg at Sociedad by the same margin.

The teams share two wins each from their last 4 La Liga meetings, with the wins coming at their respective home stadiums.

Eibar are unbeaten in the last 4 competitive matches at home against Sociedad, with the latest two beings wins in Spanish La Liga fixtures.

Eibar vs Real Sociedad: Prediction

This could be put down as a clash between teams in similar state of form at this point of the season. However Eibar as they are coming on the back of a 5 match unbeaten run at home. And also have a good head-to-head record at home against Real Sociedad. They have won on both occasions when the teams met in La Liga over the last two seasons and same could be expected here.

Eibar have kept a clean sheet only once in their last 6 home games, while Sociedad have scored in 4 of their last 5 away games. So both teams to score and over 2.5 goals is very much a possibility her.

Eibar vs Real Sociedad: Prediction

Both Teams to Score and Eibar to win at 5.50 (11/2)
Both Teams to Score & Over 2.5 goals 2.50 (6/4).
Correct Full Time Score 2-1 for Eibar at 10.00 (9/1).

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