Copa del rey: Real Sociedad vs Villareal preview

real sociedad vs villareal

real sociedad vs villareal

Real Sociedad vs Villareal preview :

Spanish Copa Del Rey 1st Leg action on Thursday Night comes from the Anoeta Stadium where Villarreal travels Real Sociedad.

Real Sociedad having been in excellent form and with the club currently on a four game winning streak, the players and fans are undoubtedly confident of obtaining the right result in this important 1st leg affair.

Real Sociedad have been playing well recently and will be looking for their 5th straight victory on the bounce in this game having home advantage commanding on the recent form with managing to win 4 of their previous 5 matches played. Esteban Granero being unavailable for the hosts, manager Jagoba Arrasate will use Agirretxe for leading the attack up front with support in behind being provided by Vela, Prieto and Griezmann.

Villarreal heading into the game having only managed to win one of their last five games, this coming in the last round of this competition when beating Elche 1-0 away from home in the 2nd leg, but with their league form having also taken a dip in form of late Marcelino’s side will have to be at their very best to avoid defeat in this game, while managed to secure just 2 victories from their previous 5 games played They will have had their confidence restored having won their last game 2-5 away to Rayo Vallecano.

No major injuries or suspensions reported for the visitors so manager Marcelino to play his strongest line-up available here in what looks likely to be a 4-2-3-1 formation with Perbet leading the attack up front with support from midfield being provided by Uche, Gomez and Perez.

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