Real Sociedad – Zenit (07 Dec 2017)

Real Sociedad
He is 9 in La Liga with 19 points gathered in the first 14 rounds.
It is in a weak form, comes after 2 defeats and won only one of the last 5 matches.
Home is inconsistent and in the last 3 games it has a win, a draw and a defeat.
In Group L in the Europa League it is 2 points with 12 points in the 5 rounds.
She has the best offensive in this group thanks to the 15 accomplished so far.
It also has the best defense, and that’s because it has only scored 3 goals.
Agirretxe is injured, and Janusaj is also uncertain for the same reason.
The probable team (4-3-3): Rulli – Odriozola, Elustondo, Llorente, Bella – Prieto, Illarramendi, Zurutuza – Canales, Jose, Oyarzabal.

Zenit
He is in second place in the first Russian league with 36 points after 19 stages.
He crosses a good period and won 3 of the last four games.
He does not excel in the game, he has no win in the last 5, but only the last one lost.
He is the leader of Group L in the Europa League and has gathered 13 points in the 5 rounds he played.
The attack is second most efficient in the group and scored 14 times.
Also on 2 is the defensive who only scored 4 goals in the 5 confrontations.
Anyukov is missing being injured, and Lunev and Shatov are uncertain for the same reason.
The probable team (4-3-3): Lodygin – Terentjev, Mammana, Mevlja, Criscito – Kuzyaev, Kranevitter, Paredes – Rigoni, Dzyuba, Poloz.

Direct meetings
Just the match in this edition of the Europa League has been between them.
Zenit was imposed about 2 months ago, quite a bit, with a score of 3-1.
Rigoni and Kokorin with a double won the victory of the Russians, and Llorente enrolled for the Spaniards.
It was a fair fair play, Englishman Marriner missing any card.

My tip for Real Sociedad vs Zenit
There are two strong bands, who usually practice an offensive football.
Both have good attacking players like Dzyuba and Paredes or Canales and Oyarzabal.
In 7 of the 10 home games this season of Sociedad have scored both teams.
The same thing happened in Zenit’s last three games. The first direct encounter, nearly two months ago, ended with an empty goal in both gates.

Our Prediction: Both teams to score / YES / @ 1.68

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