La Liga: Getafe tops Real Sociedad 2-1

GETAFE. Getafe beat Real Sociedad to win 2-1.


GETAFE. Getafe bested Real Sociedad to win 2-1. It was Getafe to strike first with a goal of E. Unal at the 45′. Then C. Alena scored again for Getafe in the 48′ minute with a goal. Eventually, B. Mendez reduced the distance for Real Sociedad with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Real Sociedad was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (67%).​

B. Mayoral missed a penalty (13′) for Getafe.​

The match was played at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez stadium in Getafe on Sunday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Juan Luis Pulido Santana with the assistance of José Carlos Escuela Melo and Diego Sánchez Rojo. The 4th official was Pablo Morales Moreno. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 34.4 degrees Celsius or 93.97 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 18%.​

Match Statistics

Real Sociedad was in firm control of the ball 67% while Getafe was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Real Sociedad was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Getafe found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Getafe shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Real Sociedad shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target.


Getafe received 4 yellow cards (C. Alena, J. Iglesias, D. Suarez and D. Duarte). On the other side, Real Sociedad received 1 yellow card (A. Gorosabel).

After this match, Getafe will have 1 points like Elche to move down in the 18th place. On the opposite side, Real Sociedad will stay with 7 points like Athletic Club, Girona, Rayo Vallecano and Celta de Vigo to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 13'

    B. Mayoral

  • 39'

    M. Cho

    U. Sadiq

  • 41'

    C. Alena

  • 45'

    E. Unal

  • 46'

    B. Mendez

    T. Kubo

  • 46'

    D. Silva

    B. Turrientes

  • 48'

    C. Alena

  • 50'

    B. Mendez

    M. Cho

  • 53'

    J. Iglesias

    F. Angileri

  • 57'

    J. Iglesias

  • 61'

    J. Seoane

    A. Algobia

  • 70'

    Munir El Haddadi

    B. Mayoral

  • 70'


    C. Alena

  • 70'

    A. Gorosabel

    A. Sola

  • 74'

    A. Gorosabel

  • 82'

    J. Karrikaburu

    A. Sorloth

  • 86'

    D. Suarez

  • 90'

    D. Duarte

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Getafe will play away with Osasuna on the 18th of September with a 11-6 head to head stats in favor of Getafe (11 draws).

Real Sociedad will host Espanyol on the 18th of September with a 11-10 head to head statistic in favor of Real Sociedad (6 draws).

Getafe: Formation and Lineups

Getafe started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

The manager Enrique Sánchez Flores chose to play with the following team: David Soria (6.7), Damián Suárez (6.7), Domingos Duarte (7.0), Stefan Mitrović (6.2), Gastón Álvarez (7.2), Fabrizio Angileri (6.3), Carles Aleñá (7.0), Ángel Algobia (6.9), Nemanja Maksimović (7.0), Enes Ünal (8.6) and Borja Mayoral (6.0).


Getafe made 4 changes: F. Angileri for J. Iglesias (53′), A. Algobia for J. Seoane (61′), B. Mayoral for Munir El Haddadi (70′) and C. Alena for Portu (70′).

Top player: Enes Ünal

The player who no doubt impressed Getafe the most was Enes Ünal.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 17 passes (52% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 12 duels out of 20. He hit the woodwork once times.

Real Sociedad: Formation and Lineups

Real Sociedad started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

On the other side, Imanol Alguacil Barrenetxea played with: Álex Remiro (7.0), Álex Sola (7.0), Igor Zubeldia (6.5), Jon Pacheco (6.4), Aihen Muñoz (6.8), Mikel Merino (7.2), Martín Zubimendi (6.8), Beñat Turrientes (6.3), Takefusa Kubo (6.7), Alexander Sørloth (6.3) and Umar Sadiq (6.6).


Real Sociedad made 5 changes: U. Sadiq for M. Cho (39′), T. Kubo for B. Mendez (46′), B. Turrientes for D. Silva (46′), A. Sola for A. Gorosabel (70′) and A. Sorloth for J. Karrikaburu (82′).

Top player: Brais Méndez

Probably the most impressive player in Real Sociedad was Brais Méndez.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 25 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 6 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

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