The first round of the Spanish Championship in its 2018/2019 edition comes to an end this Monday, January 14. Real Sociedad and Espanyol will play the game of number 190 of the 380 scheduled. It will have as its headquarters the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian. The kick-off was scheduled for 18h (Brasília time).
With 22 points (six wins, four draws and eight losses), Real Sociedad opened the dispute of the last round of the initial round of the Spanish Championship with an unusual performance. Features a Z4 performance away from your domains and demo performance on your domains.To be precise, Real Sociedad is the worst host of the 2018/2019 Spanish Championship season. Of the 24 points he played at the Anoeta stadium, he won only six (one win, three draws and four losses) with six goals scored and nine conceded. Even the Huesca, lantern of the competition and stronger candidate to the relegation to Second Division, punctuated more in its dominions.When he leaves home, however, Real Sociedad is transformed. It presents the second best performance in the ranking with 16 points (five victories, one tie and four defeats) accumulated in 30 disputed. He is only beaten by Barcelona, who has won 20 points as column two in nine matches. Even in the King’s Cup has achieved good results in this condition. On Thursday, January 10, in the first round of the round of 16, he was tied for a goalless draw with Betis in Seville. Now, he will decide the vacancy at home on January 17.To try to improve this situation, coach Imanol Alguacil needs to face a series of injury problems. They are in the care of the medical department and most likely will not be the option for Monday’s meeting defenders Andoni Espinza (seven games in the 2018/2019 Spanish League without a goal) and Raul Navas (five games, no goal); midfielders Martin Castellanos (one game, no goal) and Kevin Rodrigues (six games, no goal); and attackers David Concha (still without performances in the current season) and Sandro Ramirez (nine games, no goal).
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Espanyol, following a line of performance contrary to Real Sociedad, presents the performance away from their domains as their biggest handicap. In the Spanish Championship, it appears like fourth worse in this question. Of the 27 points played in column two, he took six (one win, three draws and five losses) home.On Wednesday, January 9, he gave a demonstration of his inability to play in the King’s Cup. Against Villarreal at the La Ceramica stadium in the last 16, he opened front 2-0 at the scoreboard. However, he backed off excessively and ended up giving up the equalizer by taking two goals in the final five minutes.In his debut in the tournament, had suffered a defeat for Cadiz, of the Second Division, and had to revert the result in Barcelona. It is also thanks to the results at home that has managed to remain in relatively comfortable situation in the Spanish Championship. With 24 points (seven wins, three draws and eight losses), he started the final round of the first round in eighth place.The injuries have not bothered so much the work of the technician Joan Robi. For the meeting this Monday, the medical department imposes restrictions on the coach only for the use of defenders Mario Hermoso (14 performances in the 2018/2019 season of the Spanish league, two goals) and Javi Lopez (14 games, no goal).
Football Prediction of the Day Real Sociedad vs Espanyol
Last season of the Spanish League, Real Sociedad, as principal, did not pass the 1-1 draw with Espanyol. In the second round, in Barcelona, the home team took the lead by scoring 2-1.
Real Sociedad’s performance on their domains is far below acceptable. The team will hardly be able to get a better opponent to improve this scenario than Espanyol, who shows very little ambition when he is away from his dominions. In this way, the prognosis in the victory of the owners of the house seems to be the best option for the meeting that concludes on Monday the dispute of the first round of the Spanish Championship version 2018/2019.
Bet Tips: Real Sociedad wins