Real Sociedad 2 – Omonia Nicosia 1: The White and Blues enjoy home win and all 3 points

Real Sociedad vs Omonia Nicosia
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Real Sociedad’s 2-1 win over Omonia Nicosia on Thursday, was hard fought at the Reale Arena. Real were looking to continue their good run, following a 1-0 victory against Manchester United. Omonia had lost their previous match against Sheriff Tiraspol. Real and Omonia currently occupy 3rd and 4th spots in the table, with 3 points and 0 points respectively after 2 matches.

It was an impressive opening from The White and Blues, when Ander Guevara found the net in the 30th minute, ending the first half 1-0.

Omonia took the lead in the second half, when Bruno found the net on the 72 minute mark. In the end though, Real took the victory following a Alexander Sorloth goal, 80 minutes in. The match ended with a 2-1 win for Real.

Substitutions for Real included Take, Robert Navarro, Alexander Sorloth, Andoni Gorosabel and Benat Turrientes for Mohamed-Ali Cho, Mikel Merino, Jon Karrikaburu, Alex Sola and Illarramendi, respectively. Omonia brought on Charalambos Charalambous, Adam Lang, Adam Matthews, Fotis Papoulis and Bruno, to replace Moreto Cassama, Hector Yuste, Paris Psaltis, Mix Diskerud and Karim Ansarifard.

There were bookings for Igor Zubeldia from Real. For Omonia, Mix Diskerud, Fouad Bachirou and Adam Lang saw yellow.

Real will next travel to Sheriff Tiraspol, while Omonia will face Manchester United at home.

Technical card:
Real Sociedad:Alex Remiro, Alex Sola (Andoni Gorosabel, min.75), Igor Zubeldia, Aritz Elustondo, Diego Rico Salguero, Mikel Merino (Robert Navarro, min.61), Ander Guevara, Illarramendi (Benat Turrientes, min.76), Mohamed-Ali Cho (Take, min.61), Jon Karrikaburu (Alexander Sorloth, min.61) and Brais Mendez
Omonia Nicosia:Fabiano, Paris Psaltis (Adam Matthews, min.65), Hector Yuste (Adam Lang, min.50), Nemanja Miletic, Fotis Kitsos, Loizos Loizou, Moreto Cassama (Charalambos Charalambous, min.13), Fouad Bachirou, Nikolas Panagiotou, Mix Diskerud (Fotis Papoulis, min.65) and Karim Ansarifard (Bruno, min.66)
Stadium:the Reale Arena
Goals:Ander Guevara (1-0, min. 30), Bruno (1-1, min. 72) and Alexander Sorloth (2-1, min. 80)