We offer a forecast for the match of the Spanish championship, in which Barcelona will host Real Sociedad on 15 August. What to expect from this fight? – the answer is in our material.
26-time champion of Spain for two years without gold Examples. Last season, former Catalan player Ronald Koeman was called upon to change the situation in the team .
After a failure at the start of the championship, the ” blue-garnet ” found the threads of the game and managed to join the battle for the champion title. In 38 rounds, Barcelona have won 24 wins and seven draws, which corresponds to 79 points and the third final place in La Liga.
At the end of the tournament, the Catalans drew twice with Atlético (0: 0) and Levante (3: 3), followed by a fiasco in a home match with Celta (1: 2). In the final round, Blaugranas defeated Eibar (1: 0), but this victory did not decide anything.
Lionel Messi left the team this summer and is now in Paris. Sergio Aguero moved to the place of the Argentine from Manchester City, along with the defender of the Citizens Eric Garcia. Memphis Depay arrived from Lyon as a free agent and defender Emerson from Betis for € 9 million.
In the infirmary of the owners Aguero , De Jong , Dembele , Lengle , Minges and Ter Stegen, who has a knee injury.
” Real Sociedad ” last season played already accustomed unstable. The team started off powerfully, but eventually lost their concentration. In 38 rounds, the Basques won 17 wins and 11 draws, which brought 62 points and the fifth final position.
At the finish of the tournament, the Royal Club beat Valladolid (4: 1) and Osasuna (1: 0). The line of attack of the ” white-blue ” played well , hitting the opponents’ goal 59 times. Isak (17 goals) became the best sniper in the championship .
The main success of the guests was the 2019/20 Spanish Cup, the delayed final of which Imanol Alguasil’s men won against Athletic Bilbao in April.
Newcomers include Brighton goalkeeper Matthew Ryan and Bournemouth defender Diego Rico (0.5 million).
Fernandez , Subeldia , Ryan and Montreal , who have a knee injury, will not be able to take part in the game today .
A new era begins for Barcelona , and today the players of the Catalan club will try to prove that without Messi they are capable of fighting for the main titles. ” Real Sociedad ” is traditionally dangerous and able to resist any adversary.
In our opinion, serious losses will not prevent the favorite from winning an important historic victory in the presence of 30 thousand fans who were allowed to support their favorite team.
Our prediction is that Barcelona will win and we bet on this using the 1xbet line with odds of 1.72
Basques play brilliantly in the attack, while they often get carried away and forget about their own goal. In the last four head-to-head duels, the Catalans won with a difference of at least one goal. We expect that the starting spirit and the level of performers will allow Barça to win by two goals.
Second bet – Barcelona win by two goals at 5.00