Real Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Match Info
Match date: 2ndFebruary 2019
Kick-Off: 3.15pm GMT
Stadium: Estadio Municipal de Anoeta, Donostia-San Sebastian
Real Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Head to Head Record
Last 3 meetings:
5 Oct 2018 Athletic Bilbao 1 – 3 Real Sociedad
4 Aug 2018 Athletic Bilbao 1 – 0 Real Sociedad
28 Apr 2018 Real Sociedad 3 – 1 Athletic Bilbao
Matches played: 46
Sociedad wins: 14
Bilbao wins: 14
Real Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Stats
- Real Sociedad come into the match looking to end a streak of three consecutive draws
- Athletic Bilbao come int the match on the back of a 1-0 win over Betis, where Muniain found the net early on
- Txuri-urdinak bagged a 1-3 win over the rivals earlier this term and turned the overall records even-steven
Real Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Match Preview
Real Sociedad host Athletic Bilbao for their La Liga clash on Saturday afternoon looking to end a streak of three consecutive draws, which saw them out of the Copa del Rey (in the hands of Betis on away goals) and drop into the midtable with just two points earned in clashes against struggling Rayo Vallecano (2-2) and Huesca (0-0).
Txuri-urdinak have bagged an important 1-3 win on their trip to Bilbao earlier this term and Imanol Alguacil would now surely be rather building on such a display. However, he’s struggled with injuries lately and his men struggled to make the goals scored count – despite netting four in last three outings.
Athletic Bilbao have, on the other hand, caught up with the rivals with a solid streak since mid-January, as they beat Sevilla (0-1) despite still crashing out of Copa del Rey too and built on it with important points against Sevilla (2-0 in La Liga), Villarreal (1-1), and Real Betis (1-0) along the way.
Los Leones have thus kept their consistency and this has meant a lot for their La Liga ambitions, as they joined an exciting chase for the top 6 spots and now have pressure on them to show what they’re made of once again. We thus expect a strong challenge at Anoeta and it’s questionable if Sociedad have what it takes to overcome it.
We will thus stick our necks out for them to build on their fine streak of recent but we’ll go for a Draw at Anoeta, which comes at 23/10 with BetVictor and looks the best approach to the fixture at this point.
We have seen both sides enjoy narrow clashes of recent and we’ve gotten used to seeing few goals on both of their parts, which has us going for another such occasion on the day – with Under 2.5 Goals FT at 4/6 with FansBet.
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