Real Sociedad vs PSV Eindhoven Prediction & Match Preview

Real Sociedad vs PSV Eindhoven UEFA Europa League Prediction by LeagueLane

Real Sociedad vs PSV Eindhoven
UEFA – Europa League
Date: Thursday, 9 December 2021
Kick-off at 17:45 UK / 18:45 CET
Venue: Reale Arena.

Real Sociedad have been struggling badly for goals of late. They have also won only one of five Europa League outings so far in Group B. We do not see them as favorites here which makes the draw or away win double chance a great betting option at the odds of 2.00.

Real Sociedad vs PSV Eindhoven Head-to-head

  • The two outfits did not have an opportunity to take on each other in recent history (besides this year’s clash).
  • The reverse fixture in Eindhoven ended in a 2-2 draw in mid-September.
  • PSV limited Real Sociedad to just seven shots on the occasion.

Real Sociedad vs PSV Predictions & Analysis

The knockout phase of the UEFA Europa League will be at stake on Thursday evening when Real Sociedad host PSV at Reale Arena.

The visitors go into the Group B decider with a two-point advantage on the Spanish outfit.

Nonetheless, a defeat in San Sebastian drops them to the third place in the group. In this case, they would continue the competition in the UEFA Europa Conference League given Sturm Graz will certainly finish this group at the very foot of the standings.

PSV will enter this tie in higher spirits. They demolished Utrecht 4-1 at home on Saturday evening.

Roger Schmidt’s men won four and drew one of the last five outings across competitions. They have scored at least two goals in each of these four victories.

On the other side, Real Sociedad dropped to fifth place in La Liga after claiming only one point in the last three rounds.

The latest of failures came on Saturday night when the Basques fell 0-2 at home to Real Madrid. Imanol Alguacil’s men did not score a single goal in the last three league outings.

Key Stats for Betting

  • Real Sociedad will come into this off the back of two consecutive defeats in La Liga.
  • Real Sociedad have won just one of five Europa League matches so far.
  • PSV are unbeaten on the road in Group B.
  • PSV bagged 38 goals in 15 Eredivisie outings this season.

Tips for Real Sociedad vs PSV Eindhoven

  • PSV to Win or Draw @ 2.00 (1/1)
  • Both Teams To Score @ 1.70 (7/10).
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