Real Sociedad fell to a home defeat at the hands of Seville at the Reale Arena on Sunday. Real wanted to improve their league standing after a 2-2 draw against Valencia whilst Seville were coming from consecutive wins against Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid. After today’s result, Real are in 5th place, with 47 points from 33 matches, while Seville sit in 4th, with 64 points from 33.
Real started the game well, thanks to an early goal from Carlos Fernandez in the 5th minute. However, their lead didn’t last for long, Fernando producing an equaliser at the 22 minute mark, bringing Seville level. Los Nervionenses then netted once more and turned the match thanks to a goal from Youssef En-Nesyri, 24 minutes in, which saw the first half end 1-2. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the game ended 2-1.
For Real, Andoni Gorosabel, Adnan Januzaj, Jon Guridi and Portu, came on for Suso, Papu Gomez, Joan Jordan, Lucas Ocampos and Youssef En-Nesyri. Seville brought on Ivan Rakitic, Oliver Torres, Nemanja Gudelj, Franco Vazquez and Luuk De Jong, to replace Suso, Papu Gomez, Joan Jordan, Lucas Ocampos and Youssef En-Nesyri.
There were bookings for Carlos Fernandez, Alexander Isak, Ander Barrenetxea and Portu from Real. For Seville, Diego Carlos and Joan Jordan saw yellow.
|Real Sociedad:||Alex Remiro, Aritz Elustondo (Jon Guridi, min.76), Igor Zubeldia, Robin Le Normand (Andoni Gorosabel, min.75), Nacho Monreal, Ander Barrenetxea (Portu, min.83), Martin Zubimendi, Ander Guevara, Mikel Oyarzabal (Adnan Januzaj, min.75), Alexander Isak and Carlos Fernandez|
|Seville:||Yassine Bounou, Jesus Navas, Diego Carlos, Jules Kounde, Marcos Acuna, Papu Gomez (Oliver Torres, min.77), Fernando, Joan Jordan (Nemanja Gudelj, min.77), Lucas Ocampos (Franco Vazquez, min.90), Youssef En-Nesyri (Luuk De Jong, min.90) and Suso (Ivan Rakitic, min.66)|
|Stadium:||the Reale Arena|
|Goals:||Carlos Fernandez (1-0, min. 5), Fernando (1-1, min. 22) and Youssef En-Nesyri (1-2, min. 24)|