The next fixture in Spanish La Liga 2019-2020 will be played between Real Sociedad and Barcelona at the Reale arena. Barcelona will be looking to make it eight wins on the trot when they travel the Real Sociedad. They currently sit atop with 34 points.
On the other hand, the home side real Sociedad sit at the fourth position with 27 points against their name from 16 matches.
Date- Saturday, December 14th | Kick-Off- 08:30 PM (IST) | Venue- Reale Arena
Real Sociedad: DWLDW
Total Played: 50
Barcelona won: 32
Real Sociedad won: 08
The Sociedad’s will be without the services of midfielder Asier Illarramendi and David Zurutuza. Their recent home form has also been a kind of mix bag and would want to overcome their current form. Robin le Normand is sidelined as he is serving a ban. Meanwhile, Joseba Zaldua is back from suspension and will return in this game.
The team will still be without the services of Ousmane Dembele who is nursing his hamstring and Jordi Alba who has had a muscle pull. Amidst the injury concerns, they do have some positive news with midfielder Arthur coming from a muscle problem along with Nelson Somedo who could be in line for a return. There aren’t any suspensions yet. The likes of Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Sergi Roberto and Marc-Andre ter Stegen who missed out in the clash against Nerazzurri are all set to go in this fixture.
Real Sociedad- Zaldua, Oyarzabal, Merino, Llorente, Gorosabel, Willian Jose, Monreal, Portu, Remiro, Odegaard, Guevara
Barcelona- Ter Stegen, Griezmann, Messi, Lenglet, Firpo, De Jong, Semedo, Pique, Busquets, Rakitic, L Suarez
Mikel Oyarzabal with 5 goals and 4 assists is the top-scorer for Real Sociedad followed by Mikel Oyarzabai who has so far netted 3 goals and assisted 4 times.
For Barcelona, it’s the show-stopper Lionel Messi who has so far delivered 12 goals and assisted on 5 instances. Frenchmen Antonie Griezman is also on top of his game as he has managed 5 goals and 4 assists.
Grand League Tips
Going by the current form of the two sides, Barcelona definitely holds the upper hand going into this fixture. Therefore, we would suggest selecting more players from Barcelona which could be 6:5 or 7:4.
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