Villarreal and Real Sociedad face off this Sunday at the Ciutat de València in an intriguing match in the La Liga. Currently, Quique Setién's team are 6th in the table with 41 points, while Imanol Alguacil's team are 4th with 48 points.
Villarreal head into this game after a 0x3 win against Osasuna (La Liga 2022/23), while the visitors overcame Elche with a 2x0 win (La Liga 2022/23). Going into the encounter, Quique Setién's team is on a sequence of scoring at least one goal each match for the past five, in the Liga Santander 22/23. Digging back into the archives highlights that Villarreal and Real Sociedad have faced each other forty-five times, with Quique Setién's team holding the advantage: 18 victories, against 12 victories of Imanol Alguacil's team. Specifically in the Ciutat de València, Villarreal have the advantage in the duels against Real Sociedad: 8 wins in 22 games. Imanol Alguacil's team has 7 wins.
Considering only the La Liga, there have been thirty-nine games played between the two teams, with 17 wins for Villarreal, 12 draws and 10 wins for Real Sociedad.
Considering the Liga Santander 22/23, from Villarreal's most influential players, Dani Parejo is the most used player in a total of 26 games (2299 min). Gerard Moreno is the current best scorer with 6 goals. As for Real Sociedad, Álex Remiro is the most used player in a total of 26 games (2340 min). Alexander Sorloth is their current best scorer with 9 goals.
The last meeting between the two teams ended with Real Sociedad winning 1x0. It is expected to be a competitive match, that can fall to either side.
Dani Parejo 77' (pen.)
Nicolas Jackson 81'