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Real Sociedad-Real Madrid: final LaLiga away trip of the season

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News | 12/05/2019

Zidane's men will be looking for a win against a side in the fight for a European spot (6:30pm CET).
LaLiga is heading into its closing stretch. There are just two games to come before the end of the season, and prior to closing out their campaign at home to Betis, Real Madrid travel to Anoeta this evening to take on Real Sociedad (6:30pm CEST). Zidane's men will be hoping for a win on their last away trip, against opposition who are well in the mix for a Europa League place next season.

“It's going to be a good football match, we're feeling positive and we want to put on a great display”, stated Zidane. The coach confirmed Karim Benzema's return to a 19-man squad, with the French forward having scored 30 goals this season, he's just two away from equalling his best ever campaign.


Up the other end with be a Real Sociedad team who need to win to remain in the fight to play European football next season. The side led by Imanol Alguacil have won their last two games and sit in eighth spot on 47 points (12 wins, 11 draws and 13 defeats). Oyarzabal and Willian José are their leading LaLiga scorers with 13 and 11 goals respectively.

Previous meetings
Real Madrid and Real Sociedad have crossed paths on 143 occasions in LaLiga, with a record of 81 wins for the Whites, 37 draws and 25 defeats. Zidane's charges have taken all three points on their last three successive visits to Anoeta and it's a ground which holds fond memories for Asensio, the scene of his first madridista league goal.