09/19/2021 at 09:10 CEST
Julen Lopetegui’s Sevilla visits Real Sociedad on the fifth day of LaLiga after not being able to play their match last year against Barcelona: both teams are in sixth and fifth position with nine and seven points, respectively. Their coaches have endowed the blocks with personality and competitiveness and they are two of the teams that play the best football.
The Hispanics, who They made their debut in the 2021/22 Champions League with a draw against Salzburg, they face a complicated duel against Imanol Aguacil’s team, to which they have not lost at home since the 2017/18 season. Lopetegui’s team has taken a total of five points out of nine possible in the last three visits and the one who has won up to four times in the last five games.
The txuri-urdinFor their part, they could not make their debut in European competition either with a victory by drawing (2-2) against Roger Schmidt’s PSV on the first day of the Europa League group stage.. The last time those from San Sebastián won was last December 2017: since then they have added five defeats and two draws in seven games.
A high-flying duel
Sevilla fans want to repeat the great year they did last year: they reached the semifinals of the Copa del Rey, fell in the knockout stages of the Champions League and were in the fight for LaLiga until the final stagel. Sevilla grows year by year and the arrival of players like Montiel, Lamela, Rafa Mir or Thomas Delaney increase the competitive ceiling of the team.
Those of Nervión are favorites in the duel against Real Sociedad: They only add one defeat in their last eight games away from the Seville temple and they have taken the measure of Imanol Alguacil’s team.