Deportivo Alavés 1-1 Real Sociedad: Draw on Sunday

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VITORIA-GASTEIZ. Real Sociedad and Deportivo Alavés draw 1-1. A. Januzaj scored the first goal (14') for Real Sociedad. Joselu settled the score 1-1 (58') with a penalty.

VITORIA-GASTEIZ. Real Sociedad and Deportivo Alavés draw 1-1. A. Januzaj scored the first goal (14′) for Real Sociedad. Joselu settled the score 1-1 (58′) with a penalty. Real Sociedad was far superior when it came to possession ball (65%)​

The match was played at the Estadio de Mendizorroza stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz on Sunday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Carlos Del Cerro Grande with the help of Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez and Gonzalo García González. The 4th official was Jaime Ruiz Álvarez.

Match Statistics

Real Sociedad was in firm control of the ball 65% while Deportivo Alavés was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Deportivo Alavés was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Deportivo Alavés to win the match​.

Deportivo Alavés shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Real Sociedad shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Deportivo Alavés received 3 yellow cards (V. Laguardia, E. Mendez and L. Rioja). On the opposite side, Real Sociedad received 3 yellow cards (I. Zubeldia, D. Silva and A. Januzaj).

After this match, Deportivo Alavés will have 15 points like Getafe and Elche to stay in the 18th place. On the opposite side, Real Sociedad will have 29 points like Atlético Madrid to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 5'
    5'

    A. Januzaj

    A. Barrenetxea

  • 14'
    14'

    A. Januzaj

    Portu

    Mikel Merino - Real Sociedad - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Joselu - Alaves Goal! Alaves 0, Real Sociedad 1. Adnan Januzaj - Real Sociedad - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assist - Portu.
  • 46'
    46'

    E. Mendez

    I. Martin

  • 54'
    54'

    V. Laguardia

    Víctor Laguardia - Alaves - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 56'
    56'

    I. Zubeldia

    Igor Zubeldia - Real Sociedad - receive yellow card for a foul. Penalty conceded by Igor Zubeldia - Real Sociedad - after a foul in the penalty area. Penalty Alaves. Miguel De la Fuente draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 58'
    58'

    Joselu (Penalty)

    Goal! Alaves 1, Real Sociedad 1. Joselu - Alaves - converts the penalty with a shot with right foot to the right corner.
  • 60'
    60'

    E. Mendez

    Diego Rico - Real Sociedad - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Mamadou Loum - Alaves Adnan Januzaj - Real Sociedad - won a free kick in attack. Edgar Méndez - Alaves - receive yellow card. Fouled by Edgar Méndez - Alaves
  • 67'
    67'

    D. Silva

    Rubén Duarte - Alaves - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by David Silva - Real Sociedad David Silva - Real Sociedad - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 72'
    72'

    M. Sylla

    M. de la Fuente

  • 75'
    75'

    N. Djouahra

    Portu

  • 76'
    76'

    A. Sorloth

    D. Silva

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Zubimendi

    A. Guevara

  • 82'
    82'

    J. Pacheco

    I. Zubeldia

  • 85'
    85'

    A. Januzaj

    Adnan Januzaj - Real Sociedad - receive yellow card.
  • 90'
    90'

    L. Rioja

    Corner - Real Sociedad. Conceded by Martín Aguirregabiria. Luis Rioja - Alaves - receive yellow card. Fouled by Edgar Méndez - Alaves New attacking attempt. Luis Rioja - Alaves - shot with left foot from the left side of the box is saved in the left corner. Assist - Joselu. Shot blocked. Aritz Elustondo - Real Sociedad - shot with the head from the centre of the box is blocked. Assist - Diego Rico. Mikel Merino - Real Sociedad - won a free kick in defence. Second Half ended - Alaves 1, Real Sociedad 1.

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Deportivo Alavés will host Athletic Club on the 9th of January with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Deportivo Alavés (5 draws).

Real Sociedad will host Celta de Vigo on the 8th of January with a 11-7 head to head in favor of Real Sociedad (8 draws).

Deportivo Alavés: Formation and Lineups

Deportivo Alavés started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager José Luis Mendilibar Etxebarria chose to play with the following team: Jesús Owono (6.5), Martín Aguirregabiria (6.1), Víctor Laguardia (6.4), Florian Lejeune (6.1), Rubén Duarte (7.0), Iván Martín (6.3), Mamadou Loum (7.3), Toni Moya (6.7), Miguel De La Fuente (6.8), Luis Rioja (7.1) and Joselu (8.1).

Substitutes

Deportivo Alavés made 2 changes: I. Martin for E. Mendez (46′) and M. de la Fuente for M. Sylla (72′).

Top player: Joselu

The player who no doubt impressed Deportivo Alavés the most was Joselu.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 32 passes (53% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 14 duels out of 25. He performed 3 crosses.

Real Sociedad: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Imanol Alguacil Barrenetxea played with: Álex Remiro (7.0), Joseba Zaldúa, Aritz Elustondo (6.6), Igor Zubeldia (6.6), Robin Le Normand (7.0), Diego Rico (7.3), Ander Guevara (7.1), Mikel Merino (6.6), Portu (7.1), David Silva (7.2) and Ander Barrenetxea, Alexander Isak (5.9).

Substitutes

Real Sociedad made 5 changes: A. Barrenetxea for A. Januzaj (5′), Portu for N. Djouahra (75′), D. Silva for A. Sorloth (76′), A. Guevara for M. Zubimendi (81′) and I. Zubeldia for J. Pacheco (82′).

Top player: Adnan Januzaj

The player who no doubt impressed Real Sociedad the most was Adnan Januzaj.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 33 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 21. He performed 4 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 5′.

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