Celta hosts Real Sociedad

Celta hosts Real Sociedad in a first leg from the 1/16-finals of the Copa del Rey. Let’s take a look at this clash at the Estadio Balaidos in our winning soccer predictions.

It’s always interesting when two elite teams meet in the competition. Celta are currently 10th in La Liga at this moment, having a decent season so far. They have 13 points from 10 matches played and a record of 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. In their last five matches Celta won just once – against Eibar in the previous round. Before this they made two draws and suffered two defeats.

It was a good game for Celta against Eibar. Antonio Mohamed’s team enjoyed a great 4-0 win at home. Iago Aspas was the big hero of the day, scoring a hattrick for Celta. Brais Mendez also added one goal for the winning team. Eibar were left just without any chance to do somethign significant on the pitch.

Real Sociedad on the other hand are 12th in La Liga with 12 points – just one point less than Celta. The Basques have a record of 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses since the beginning of the campaign.

In their last five matches La Real also won just once – against Athletic Bilbao in the big derby of the Basques. In the other four games Sociedad made two draws and lost twice – just like Celta.

In the previous round Real Sociedad visited Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano, but suffered a 0-2 defeat. Asier Garitano’s boys tried to take something from this game, but Atletico were just better.

These are our winning soccer predictions for the Copa del Rey match between Celta and Real Sociedad at the Estadio Balaidos in Vigo. We wish you a good luck with this one!