Real Sociedad vs Sevilla
THU 16th JULY 2020 – KO 20:00pm
BETTING & MATCH PREVIEW
On Thursday night, Real Sociedad will look to keep their Europa League hopes alive when they host Sevilla in La Liga.
The home team are currently three points outside the European spots in La Liga. Anything other than a win could end La Real’s hopes of a top-six position this season.
The team from San Sebastian has not been in great league form of late, having won just two of their last nine La Liga games. However, one of those wins was last time out, as they defeated fifth-place Villarreal 2-1 at the Estadio de la Ceramica. The win kept their hopes of European football alive for next season.
La Real have been poor on home soil of late in the Spanish top-flight, winning just one of their previous five La Liga matches at the Anoeta.
The Andalusians have already sealed a spot in next seasons Champions League by finishing in La Liga’s top-four. However, Julen Lopetegui’s team will be keen to finish the season on a high note.
Sevilla are finishing the campaign in a strong manner. Not only are the visitors unbeaten in 13 away games in La Liga, a 2-0 win over Mallorca last time out means that they have also won their last four league matches, while also keeping three clean sheets in the process.
One of the factors in Sevilla booking their place in the Champions League has been their recent away form, as they are unbeaten in their last six league games on their travels.
Real Sociedad look set to be without Luca Sangalli, Ander Guevara, Asier Illarramendi, Adnan Januzaj and Jon Bautista due to injury. Meanwhile, the visitors look set to be without Sebastien Corchia and Tomas Vaclik due to injury.