Real Sociedad 1-1 Valencia: Draw on Sunday

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SAN SEBASTIáN. Real Sociedad and Valencia draw 1-1. H. Guillamon scored the first own goal (10') for Real Sociedad. S. Lino settled the score 1-1 (25').

SAN SEBASTIáN. Real Sociedad and Valencia draw 1-1. H. Guillamon scored the first own goal (10′) for Real Sociedad. S. Lino settled the score 1-1 (25′). Valencia was far superior when it came to possession ball (73%)​

The match was played at the Reale Arena stadium in San Sebastián on Sunday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. In the presence of 32,773 spectators.​ The referee was José Luis Munuera Montero who had the assistance of Iñigo Prieto López de Ceraín and Antonio Ramón Martínez Moreno. The 4th official was David López Jiménez. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 17.1 degrees Celsius or 62.76 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 69%.​

Match Statistics

Valencia was in firm control of the ball 73% while Real Sociedad was struggling with a 27% ball possession.

Valencia was more aggressive with 90 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Valencia to win the encounter​.

Real Sociedad shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Valencia shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.


Real Sociedad received 2 yellow cards (D. Rico and M. Zubimendi). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Valencia.

(Real Sociedad) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (17′).

After this match, Real Sociedad will have 22 points to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Valencia will have 15 points to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    D. Rico

  • 10'

    H. Guillamon (OG)

  • 17'

    A. Elustondo

  • 25'

    S. Lino

  • 30'

    C. Ozkacar

    Gabriel Paulista

  • 46'

    A. Gorosabel

    A. Illarramendi

  • 46'

    J. Magunazelaia Argoitia

    C. Fernandez

  • 46'

    J. Pacheco

    B. Mendez

  • 62'

    H. Duro

    Marcos Andre

  • 62'


    H. Guillamon

  • 75'

    S. Castillejo

    J. Kluivert

  • 75'

    D. Foulquier

    Y. Musah

  • 82'

    A. Guevara

    M. Merino

  • 90'

    M. Zubimendi

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Real Sociedad will play away against Sevilla on the 9th of November with a 14-7 head to head record in favor of Sevilla (7 draws).

Valencia will host Real Betis on the 10th of November with a 17-10 head to head statistic in favor of Valencia (6 draws).

Real Sociedad: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Imanol Alguacil Barrenetxea chose to play with the following team: Álex Remiro (6.6), Aritz Elustondo (6.2), Igor Zubeldia (7.0), Robin Le Normand (7.1), Diego Rico (6.9), Mikel Merino (6.7), Martín Zubimendi (6.6), Asier Illarramendi (7.2), Brais Méndez (6.7), Carlos Fernández (6.4) and Alexander Sørloth (5.6).


Real Sociedad made 4 changes: A. Illarramendi for A. Gorosabel (46′), C. Fernandez for J. Magunazelaia Argoitia (46′), B. Mendez for J. Pacheco (46′) and M. Merino for A. Guevara (82′).

Top player: Asier Illarramendi

The player who no doubt impressed Real Sociedad the most was Asier Illarramendi.

His rating is (7.2) with 17 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.

Valencia: Formation and Lineups

Valencia started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Ivan Gennaro Gattuso played with: Giorgi Mamardashvili (6.5), Thierry Correia (6.1), Gabriel Paulista (6.4), Eray Cömert (7.8), José Luis Gayà (7.3), Yunus Musah (6.4), Hugo Guillamón (7.4), André Almeida (7.3), Justin Kluivert (6.8), Marcos André (7.0) and Samuel Lino (7.9).


Valencia made 5 changes: Gabriel Paulista for C. Ozkacar (30′), Marcos Andre for H. Duro (62′), H. Guillamon for Nico (62′), J. Kluivert for S. Castillejo (75′) and Y. Musah for D. Foulquier (75′).

Top player: Samuel Lino

Probably the most impressive player in Valencia was Samuel Lino.

His rating is (7.9) with 1 goal, 48 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 4 crosses.

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