Real Sociedad vs Barcelona | Match Info, Preview & Lineup
|Real Sociedad vs Barcelona|
|Date||22 Apr 2022|
|Time||12:30 AM IST 🇮🇳|
⭕ Real Sociedad XI: Remiro; Zaldua, Le Normand, Zubeldia, Rico; Januzaj, Zubimendi, Merino, Rafael; Sorloth, Isak.
⭕ Barça XI: Ter Stegen; Alves, Piqué, Araujo, Alba; Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Gavi; Dembélé, Ferran, Aubameyang.
🔴 FT : Real Sociedad | 0 - 1 | Barcelona
11' | 0 - 1 | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Real Sociedad | LWDWWD
Real Sociedad go into this game after a 0-0 La Liga tied result against Real Betis.
In that match, Real Sociedad had 57% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Real Betis got 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
Over their prior six games, Imanol Alguacil's Real Sociedad have hit the back of the net a combined total of 5 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 0.83.
Pre-game facts show that Real Sociedad:
are winless against Barcelona in their previous 11 league games.
are unbeaten in their last 7 home league matches.
Barcelona | WWDWLL
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Cádiz in La Liga competition, Barcelona and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Barcelona managed 75% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. On the other side, Cádiz got 6 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Lucas Pérez (48') scored for Cádiz.
Xavi Hernández's Barcelona have turned their attacks into goals a total of 11 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period equals 7.
A look at their previous results shows us that Barcelona:
remain unbeaten by Real Sociedad when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. A very decent away record against them.
are undefeated in their previous 12 league matches away from home. They really have been good on their travels.
👥 Head to head
A study of their past head to head results going back to 14/12/2019 tells us that these encounters have been miserable for Real Sociedad. They have not been able to get any victories whatsoever while Barcelona have remained in the ascendancy, beating them in 67% of those games where they have faced each other.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league meeting between these clubs was La Liga match day 1 on 15/08/2021 when the final score was Barcelona 4-2 Real Sociedad.
On that day, Barcelona had 62% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 8 on target. The goals were scored by Gerard Piqué (19'), Martin Braithwaite (45', 59') and Sergi Roberto (91').
Real Sociedad got 11 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Julen Lobete (82') and Mikel Oyarzabal (85') scored.
The match was refereed by Alejandro Hernández Hernández.