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La Liga | Gameweek 26
Feb 23, 2024 at 8pm UK
Reale Arena
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Real Sociedad
1 - 3
Villarreal

Merino (86')
Le Normand (51'), Silva (62'), Zakharyan (69')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Comesana (17', 47'), Sorloth (90+5')
Jorgensen (60'), Mosquera (62'), Albiol (63'), Cuenca (88')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Friday's La Liga clash between Real Sociedad and Villarreal, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Villarreal 1-1 Getafe
Friday, February 16 at 8pm in La Liga

We said: Real Sociedad 2-1 Villarreal

Real Sociedad recorded a 3-0 win over Villarreal in the reverse match earlier this season; we are not expecting it to be so one-sided in this game, especially considering the home side's injury problems. However, Real Sociedad should still have enough quality to navigate their way to an important three points. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Real Sociedad win with a probability of 51.18%. A win for Villarreal had a probability of 24.49% and a draw had a probability of 24.3%.

The most likely scoreline for a Real Sociedad win was 1-0 with a probability of 10.76%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (9.62%) and 2-0 (8.96%). The likeliest Villarreal win was 0-1 (6.94%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (11.55%). The actual scoreline of 1-3 was predicted with a 2.2% likelihood.

Result
Real SociedadDrawVillarreal
51.18% (-0.10299999999999 -0.1) 24.34% (0.063000000000002 0.06) 24.49% (0.042999999999999 0.04)
Both teams to score 53.39% (-0.155 -0.16)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
51.6% (-0.222 -0.22)48.4% (0.226 0.23)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
29.46% (-0.205 -0.21)70.54% (0.209 0.21)
Real Sociedad Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
81.09% (-0.126 -0.13)18.91% (0.128 0.13)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
49.59% (-0.213 -0.21)50.41% (0.215 0.21)
Villarreal Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
65.84% (-0.085999999999999 -0.09)34.16% (0.088999999999999 0.09)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
29.14% (-0.093 -0.09)70.86% (0.096999999999994 0.1)
Score Analysis
    Real Sociedad 51.18%
    Villarreal 24.49%
    Draw 24.33%
Real SociedadDrawVillarreal
1-0 @ 10.76% (0.06 0.06)
2-1 @ 9.62% (-0.011000000000001 -0.01)
2-0 @ 8.96% (0.011000000000001 0.01)
3-1 @ 5.34% (-0.028 -0.03)
3-0 @ 4.97% (-0.014 -0.01)
3-2 @ 2.87% (-0.022 -0.02)
4-1 @ 2.22% (-0.021 -0.02)
4-0 @ 2.07% (-0.014 -0.01)
4-2 @ 1.19% (-0.014 -0.01)
Other @ 3.16%
Total : 51.18%
1-1 @ 11.55% (0.030000000000001 0.03)
0-0 @ 6.46% (0.06 0.06)
2-2 @ 5.17% (-0.018 -0.02)
3-3 @ 1.03% (-0.01 -0.01)
Other @ 0.12%
Total : 24.33%
0-1 @ 6.94% (0.048 0.05)
1-2 @ 6.21% (0.0040000000000004 0)
0-2 @ 3.73% (0.017 0.02)
1-3 @ 2.22% (-0.004 -0)
2-3 @ 1.85% (-0.011 -0.01)
0-3 @ 1.33% (0.0030000000000001 0)
Other @ 2.21%
Total : 24.49%

How you voted: Real Sociedad vs Villarreal

Real Sociedad
62.8%
Draw
24.8%
Villarreal
12.4%
129
Head to Head
Dec 9, 2023 5.30pm
Gameweek 16
Villarreal
0-3
Real Sociedad

Capoue (22'), Pedraza (49')
Merino (38'), Zubimendi (41'), Kubo (45+4')
Zubimendi (60')
Apr 2, 2023 5.30pm
Gameweek 27
Villarreal
2-0
Real Sociedad
Parejo (77' pen.), Jackson (81')
Oct 9, 2022 5.30pm
May 15, 2022 6.30pm
Gameweek 37
Villarreal
1-2
Real Sociedad
Coquelin (43')
Foyth (68'), Albiol (77'), Lo Celso (90+6'), Jackson (90+11')
Isak (56'), Zubimendi (73')
Zaldua (2'), Isak (82')
Dec 18, 2021 3.15pm
Gameweek 18
Real Sociedad
1-3
Villarreal
Isak (32')
Merino (43'), Zaldua (88')
Oyarzabal (49')
Moreno (38', 68'), Chukwueze (90+6')
Estupinan (26'), Torres (44'), Parejo (81')
rhs 2.0
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Tables header RHS
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2Atletico MadridAtletico00000000
3Celta Vigo00000000
4AlavesAlaves00000000
5Espanyol00000000
6Barcelona00000000
7Getafe00000000
8GironaGirona00000000
9Las PalmasLas Palmas00000000
10Leganes00000000
11Mallorca00000000
12Osasuna00000000
13Rayo Vallecano00000000
14Real BetisBetis00000000
15Real Madrid00000000
16Real Sociedad00000000
17Real ValladolidValladolid00000000
18Sevilla00000000
19Valencia00000000
20Villarreal00000000


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