LaLiga – Celta Vigo to face Real Sociedad on Match-day 9
LaLiga action on Sunday as Celta and Real meet at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos – 2:00pm GMT.
Celta, currently sitting eleventh, host sixth placed Real on Sunday.
Celta Vigo arrive at this game, having secured 10 points so far this season
Also, Celta need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded three losses in their last four matches. Now they have 3 matches won, 4 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in eleventh place, with a total of 10 points having won three fixtures, drawn one game, and lost four games.
Celta have won two fixtures, drawn one game, and lost one game of their four League matches at home this season.
Celta Vigo will have 13 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Real Sociedad have 16 points to their name, going into this tie
With a win in their previous game, (1-0) against Villarreal, Real will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, Imanol Alguacil’s Real have enjoyed excellent form all season. With 16 points, they currently sit sixth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 5 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws having won five meetings, drawn one game, and lost two meetings.
Real have won three matches and lost one game of their four League matches away from home this season.
Winning this fixture will see Real Sociedad on 19 points.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring record of 13 goals. This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Brais Mendez (5), Alexander Sorloth (3), and Take (2). Real have conceded 11 goals.
Real are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Imanol Alguacil is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without seven of his key players
Celta Vigo v Real Sociedad – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the clubs have already met each other 55 times with the tally being 20 victories and 18 draws for Celta. Also, Celta recent form against Real has been outstanding, winning on eight out of the last 15 meetings. Their most recent encounter in this competition The Sky Blues delivered a 1-0 home win.