Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Prediction & Match Preview

Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid
Spain – LaLiga
Date: Sunday, 9th December 2018
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: Estadio Anoeta (San Sebastian).

The famed Anoeta hosts Real Valladolid in this exciting fixture in the Spanish League. Both teams are fighting to place themselves as the favorites for the midfield positions.

Real Sociedad occupies the tenth spot in the table after posting 19 points on the board from their 14 matches so far. Their record reads five wins, four draws, and five losses. The team has a goal difference of +1 after scoring 17 goals in their favor and letting 16 past their defense.

Valladolid is the 15th side in the league table. They have recorded 17 points against their name. They won four games, drew five and lost the remaining five.

Sociedad ensured progression into the Quarter Finals of the Copa Del Rey after overcoming Celta Vigo in their Round of 16 match-ups. The aggregate score was 3-1 and the second leg ended 2-0 in favor of the hosts, Real Sociedad.

Valladolid also made sure of their participation in the domestic cup after defeating Mallorca in both the legs of the Round of 16. The score was 2-1 in both the legs in favor of Real Valladolid.

Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Sociedad has recorded seven of the last nine wins in h2h matches.
  • Real Sociedad has lost only two of their last ten matches.
  • Valladolid has just one win to their name in the last five games.
  • Sociedad is currently on an unbeaten run of four home matches. They kept clean sheets in three of these four games.
  • Real Valladolid was winless in eight of their last 11 matches on the road.
  • At this stadium, Real Sociedad holds a 7-1 record over Valladolid in h2h matches.

Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Prediction

The home team looks the favorites to win this tie. They have recorded seven of the last nine h2h wins. Sociedad has lost only two of their last ten games. They are also on a run of four unbeaten home games. The team was also able to keep three clean sheets in these matches.

Valladolid has just one win to their name in the last five fixtures. They remained winless in eight of their last 11 matches on the road.

Real Sociedad is a very tough opponent at the Anoeta. Strong teams like Barcelona regularly struggle to record points at this stadium, giving rise to the catchphrase ‘The Anoeta Curse’. Sociedad holds a 7-1 lead in h2h wins over Valladolid at this stadium.

Valladolid failed to score in six of last nine away matches, and three of last five overall games.

Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Betting Tips

  • Real Sociedad to win @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Both Teams to Score: NO @ 1.75 (3/4).

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