Valencia vs Real Sociedad Match Info
Match date: 17th August 2019
Kick-Off: 6:00 pm
Stadium: Estadio de Mestalla, Valencia
Valencia vs Real Sociedad Head to Head Record
Last 3 meetings:
10 Feb 2019 Valencia 0 – 0 Real Sociedad
29 Sep 2018 Real Sociedad 0 – 1 Valencia
25 Feb 2018 Valencia 2 – 1 Real Sociedad
Matches played: 46
Valencia wins: 19
Real Sociedad wins: 14
Valencia vs Real Sociedad Stats
- Valencia haven’t really been able to retain consistency through their pre-season
- Real Sociedad have seen a similar run with two wins, two losses and a draw seen in their last five outings
- Los Che haven’t suffered a loss to Real Sociedad since April 2017, with three wins and a draw earned since
Valencia vs Real Sociedad Match Preview
Valencia host Real Sociedad on Saturday evening as they open the new La Liga season in front of the home fans, looking to get off on the right foot and bag important points despite a somewhat unpredictable run through most part of their pre-season campaign across Europe.
Los Che now come into the match with a narrow loss to Inter Milan behind them, where they held on to a 1-1 draw but saw the rivals win on penalties. They’ve thus failed to build on a 1-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen and suffered third loss in six outings since mid-July. Marcelino will now want more and we feel his men will be very motivated.
Real Sociedad travel to Mestalla looking for their first win over the rivals since April 2017, seeing similar struggles for consistency lately. They’ve failed to really pick it up and saw two wins in five outings, with two losses and a thriller draw against Millwall (3-3) also on the records.
Txuri-urdinak thus come into the match with a 1-2 loss to Eibar behind them and it feels they’ll need more to cause an upset in Valencia. They have been scoring goals on the regular but it feels highly questionable whether this can be enough against a similarly attacking-minded rivals here.
We will thus stick with Valencia to outgun the rivals and going for a Home win does feel like a generous banker bet at 8/11 with Coral, which caught the eye of many in the know who feel Marcelino’s men have what it takes for a perfect start.
Still, we do expect an exciting occasion and they could be forced to outgun the visitors to secure the points. With that in mind, we hope for goals and we’re going for them with Over 2.5 Goals FT, which comes at an enticing 11/10 with Unibet.
Valencia vs Real Sociedad Betting Tips
Valencia to win @ 8/11 with Coral
Over 2.5 Goals FT @ 11/10 with Unibet
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