Sporting Gijon vs Real Sociedad
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Sunday, 20th November 2016,
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: Estadio El Molinon, Gijon.
Real Sociedad have the easiest of fixtures this weekend, they will be travelling to Estadio Municipal El Molinon to face Sporting Gijon on Sunday evening.
Sporting Gijon are on the top layer of the relegation zone with 9 points from the past 11 games. They have managed just two wins and 3 draws, losing the rest in the ongoing La Liga season. They were unfortunate in their last game before the break, they threw away the lead twice in the game as they lost 3-2 to Malaga. A win in this game could get them out of the relegation zone, depending on results elsewhere.
Real Sociedad went into the break from a superb form, they are currently on a 3-game winning streak. They have kept clean sheets in their last 3 games and have also scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 games. They are currently in the 6th position with 19 points, 2 points below the team in 4th place. A win in this game can possibly take them into 4th position should Atletico Madrid and Sevilla lose their games.
Sporting Gijon vs Real Sociedad: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have met 19 times in the past, Sporting Gijon Have won 6 times while Real Sociedad have won 8 games. At Estadio Municipal El Molinon, the two teams have been fair to each other with 4 wins each and 2 draws. Their last 2 games have ended in favour of Sporting Gijon, they have also scored at least 2 goals in the games.
Sporting Gijon vs Real Sociedad: Prediction
With their current mood and form, Real Sociedad will have no problem winning this one. They have been flying high recently and are ready to keep the motion.
Sporting Gijon have been on a winless streak in recent weeks. If they can put more determination and guard their defense line, they will surely avoid a defeat in this fixture.
With Sociedad’s current form, we expect a win from them and also a clean sheet too.
Sporting Gijon vs Real Sociedad: Betting Tips
The following Odds are provided by Ladbrokes Sportsbook.
Real Sociedad to win at 2.20 (6/5)
Both teams to score – No at 1.85 (17/20).