Real Sociedad has made a good performance and won with three unanswered goals. The hosts moved up in the La Liga standings with three places. Now they are candidates of the Europa League qualification.

After the lost match against the Betis, Sociedad wins against Mallorca

Today we saw an exciting game of Real Sociedad and Mallorca. The hosts won with three unanswered goals and moved up from 9th place on 6th in La Liga standings. The last two games for Sociedad were unfortunately unlucky. They lost at home against Villareal and then at Betis. But today, they started with excellent performance and results.

 

Formations and starting lineups

Real Sociedad entered on the pitch with formation: 4-1-4-1, four defenders, five midfielders and one striker. The guest formation was: 4-4-2, four defenders, three midfielders, and three forwards. Alguacil’s team has a lot of missing players like Elistondo – Concussion, Illarramendi – Broken ankle, Monreal – Thigh injury, Moya – Knee injury, Zurutuza – Achilles Tendon injury. Even without these players for Real Sociedad annihilation of Mallorca was very easy.

 

Full control and domination of Sociedad

The 1st half started with the total mastery of the hosts. They controlled the ball, but the most exciting moment to open the score in the first half was for Mallorca. When Lumor Agbenyenu received a clever pass and lashed from mid-range, His shot looked like it’s going inside the left post, but Alejandro Remiro had other ideas and made a brilliant save. The first part of the match ended without substitutes or any other exciting moment for both teams.

 

Mallorca

 

Triple threat – Triple goal

The 2nd half was the most exciting part of the Sociedad supporters. On 46th minute of the second half, Alexander Isak had acres of space after latching on to a precise pass into the box. He doesn’t hesitate to unleash a great effort, which ended up in the middle of the goal. On the 57th minute, Alguacil replaced Mikel Oyarzabal by Ander Barrenetxea. In one minute after this substitution, Francisco Gamez Lopez deflected the ball past his goalkeeper and into the goal after trying to jump in the way of a shot! And it’s own goal 2:0. Vicente Moreno decided to make some changes and help his team. He replaced Aleix Febas by Alejandro Pozo. On 71st minute he makes another substitution, Lago Junior replaced by Takefusa Kubo.

On 77th and 80th minute, Alguacil replaced Mikel Merino and Alexander Isak by Ander Guevara and Adnan Januzaj. Head coach Imanol has good instincts, and on 81st minute, Portu had the simplest of tasks to roll the ball into an empty net from close range after a rebound left the keeper standard. 3:0. Vicente Moreno decided to introduce fresh legs, with Abdon Prats replacing Ante Budimir. But unfortunately for Mallorca fans, the match ended without any scored goals for their team. The referee added three minutes to the game and ended on 94th.