Real Sociedad saved a point at the end of the match. Villarreal was really good for the whole match but they could not defend well in the additional time.
Main rivals in La Liga
Villarreal and Real Sociedad are the main rivals in La Liga. Currently teams are 3 points apart from each other. Both teams are in Europa League qualification and trying hard to get into the Champions League zone. Yesterday the match was important for both teams. Villarreal is three points ahead and they could take a six points lead with Real Sociedad. Unfortunately they could not defend well in the last minutes of the match.
First half was in the hand of Villarreal
Villarreal started the match with an interesting line-up. Trigueros and Gomez were playing on the wings. Their main goal was creating a compact attacking line. Alcacer was the only stiker in the penalty area of the opponent. Dani Parejo was playing from the deep midfield. He was connecting dots between midfield and attacking line. Keep in mind that Dani Parejo scored a goal in the first half. He scored a goal in the third minute. He opened the score-line and gave a lead to Villarreal. “The Yellow Submarines had more chances to score a goal. In the second half, Villareal’s coach changed his mind and decided to defend more. Real Sociedad was attacking but could not break the defense until the very last minutes.
Last minutes of the match
Oyarzabal and Isak were trying everything to score a goal. They could not make a serious impact in 90 minutes. Referee added four minutes and Real Sociedad players knew that they had only four minutes left. In the first attack of additional time, Real Sociedad scored a goal. The Young striker got the ball and scored a beautiful goal. Isak registered the final result 1-1.