Sociedad vs Malaga Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Sociedad welcome Malaga at Estadio Anoeta on Saturday. Both teams are in the solid form and it will be important to see who will come on top. Malaga are only playing for prestige, while Sociedad are fighting for Europa League.
Real Sociedad are in the seventh position with 62 points, same count as Athletic Bilbao. They will be certainly hoping to see Barcelona lifting Copa del Rey trophy otherwise, seventh position won’t lead to Europa League. The hosts are unbeaten in the last four La Liga games – three wins and a draw last weekend against Sevilla. In 18 games at Estadio Anoeta, Sociedad have recorded 10 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats with the goal difference of 28 scored and 22 conceded. Sociedad have been winning after 45 and after 90-minute mark in the last 3 games at Anoeta.
Malaga are playing brilliantly in the last four games wherein they recorded maximal 12 points. They could potentially overtake 11th position from Alaves, but it’s not very likely however, Malaga’s players were definitely able to find motivation. Malaga recorded only two away wins this season, which both came in April; they drew 7 while losing 9 games, scoring 15 and conceding 28 goals in the process. In last 5 Malaga’s away games, there have been under 2.5 goals scored. The guests have managed to save their goal in 5 out of last 7 La Liga outings. Also, they were proficient offensively as they managed to score at least two goals in the last 4 matches in the domestic league.
Six out of last seven matches between Sociedad and Malaga have seen under 2.5 goals scored. The hosts were able to beat Malaga earlier this season, but before the January’s success they are without a win since 2014.
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Sociedad don’t have many missing players for this game with Malaga. Carlos Martínez and Imanol Agirretxe are injured and they will not play for sure. David Zurutuza is suspended and he is another one player who cannot play here. All other players are ready for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
On the other side Malaga have more missing players for this game. Zdravko Kuzmanovic, Bakary Koné, Juanpi, Adalberto Peñaranda and Roberto Rosales are injured and they cannot play for sure. Youssef En-Nesyri is suspended and he also cannot play here. Ignacio Camacho and Duda are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Sociedad: Rulli; Yuri, Martinez, Navas, Odriozola; Granero, Illarramendi, Prieto; Oyarzabal, Jose, Vela
Malaga: Kameni; Torres, Hernandez, Llorente, Ricca; Recio, Rodriguez; Keko, Fornals, Jony; Ramirez
Sociedad vs Malaga Prediction
What a great football match in La Liga on Sunday night. Match Real Sociedad vs Malaga will be interesting and exciting one and we will enjoy in fantastic football. Both teams play in fine fettle and it will be a true football fight for all three points. Real Sociedad have won their last 3 home matches and all players will try to win another one game in front of their fans. On the other side Malaga are in very good run and have won 6 of their last 7 matches. They like to play offensive football and have scored at least two goals in last four matches in La Liga. Also Malaga play very strong and aggressive in defense line and have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 7 matches. Both teams will have several good scoring chances and it will be a god football game.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Sociedad vs Malaga Prediction: Sociedad to win. We believe in them but it will not be an easy job so our second betting pick for the match is Sociedad to win with one goal margin. Maybe correct score will be 2-1 and expect from Vela to score at least one goal against Malaga. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.