Real Sociedad will host FC Barcelona at the Reale Arena for their La Liga 2021-22 Matchday 33 clash in the wee hours of Friday, April 22. The match will kick off at 1:00 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Imanol Alguacil-coached Real Sociedad have been in impressive form since suffering a 1-4 defeat against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu in early March. With 52 points from 32 matches, The White and Blues are currently placed sixth in the La Liga standings, five points behind fourth-placed Atletico Madrid.
On the other hand, Barcelona will look to return to winning ways in order to cement their spot for the next edition’s Champions League. Under manager Xavi, Barcelona are placed second in the standings with 60 points from 31 matches, 15 points behind arch-rivals Real Madrid, who top the table.
Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona odds for La Liga 2021-22
Real Sociedad: 3.30
FC Barcelona: 2.16
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Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona recent form
Real Sociedad played out a goalless draw against fifth-placed Real Betis at the Reale Arena in their last outing on Saturday. The Basque outfit have accumulated 11 points from their last five league matches and are currently on a five-match unbeaten streak.
On the other hand, FC Barcelona will look to return to winning ways after being stunned 0-1 by Cadiz at Camp Nou on Tuesday. Before the Cadiz game, the Catalans were on a 15-match unbeaten streak in the La Liga.
Last five matches in La Liga
Real Sociedad: D, W, W, D, W
FC Barcelona: L, W, W, W, W
Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona head-to-head
Barcelona have dominated Real Sociedad in their head-to-head record in the La Liga, winning 24 of the 31 matches that they have played so far. Real Sociedad have secured just five victories while two matches have ended in stalemates.
At the Reale Arena, Barcelona have managed nine wins in 16 matches while Real Sociedad have claimed five victories.
Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona prediction for La Liga 2021-22
Barcelona have won nine of their last 10 meetings against Real Sociedad in La Liga. The Catalans secured a 4-2 win over Sociedad in their previous meeting at Camp Nou and will start as favourites to bag maximum points from this upcoming La Liga fixture on Friday.
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