Valladolid 1 – Real 0: The White and Blues succumb to Pucelle at José Zorrilla

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Real Valladolid eased past Real Sociedad in a 1-0 victory on Saturday at José Zorrilla. Both teams arrived on the back of wins. Valladolid were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Real were coming from consecutive wins against Mallorca and Celta Vigo. Valladolid are currently 11th with 14 points from 11 matches, while Real sit in 3rd, with 22 points from 11.

Valladolid started the first half well, when Sergio Leon found the net, at 16 minutes to take them into the break 1-0 up. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the match ended 1-0.

Substitutions for Valladolid included Alvaro Aguado, Gonzalo Plata, Zouhair Feddal, Mickael Malsa and Sergi Guardiola for Sergio Leon, Ivan Sanchez, Javi Sanchez, Oscar Plano and Shon Weissman, respectively. Real brought on Robert Navarro, Jon Karrikaburu, Illarramendi, Pablo Marin and Benat Turrientes for David Silva, Carlos Fernandez, Brais Mendez, Take and Mikel Merino.

There were bookings for Javi Sanchez and Oscar Plano from Valladolid. For Real, Martin Zubimendi, Robert Navarro and Brais Mendez saw yellow.

Valladolid will next travel to Osasuna, while Real will face Real Betis at home.

Technical card:
Real Valladolid:Jordi Masip, Jawad El Yamiq, Javi Sanchez (Zouhair Feddal, min.66), Joaquin Fernandez, Lucas Rosa, Oscar Plano (Mickael Malsa, min.75), Monchu, Ivan Sanchez (Gonzalo Plata, min.56), Sergio Escudero, Sergio Leon (Alvaro Aguado, min.56) and Shon Weissman (Sergi Guardiola, min.76)
Real Sociedad:Alex Remiro, Andoni Gorosabel, Igor Zubeldia, Robin Le Normand, Diego Rico Salguero, Brais Mendez (Illarramendi, min.63), Mikel Merino (Benat Turrientes, min.81), Martin Zubimendi, David Silva (Robert Navarro, min.46), Take (Pablo Marin, min.74) and Carlos Fernandez (Jon Karrikaburu, min.63)
Stadium:José Zorrilla
Goals:Sergio Leon (1-0, min. 16)