Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid they face each other in the fourth day of LaLiga Santander. The Donostiarras and the mattresses arrive equal to six points in the classification, so it seems like an important duel for both teams for European positions.
One more season, the colchoneros seek to finish at least among the four top finishers at the end of LaLiga Santander. With Diego Pablo Simeon in command, the Athletic has reached the top 3 of LaLiga on a regular basis and disputes the UEFA Champions League for the tenth consecutive season.
The colchoneros won in the Matchday 38 of last season, the last one, at the Reale Arena (1-2, with goals from De Paul and Correa). With the victory, they remained in third place in the standings, with 71 points to their credit, compared to the 70 with which they finally finished the Sevilla F.C.fourth classified.
The Real society finished in sixth place in the standings with 62 points, which is why he disputes for third consecutive season the UEFA Europa League. In LaLiga Santanderboth teams met in the first round a very demanding game in the Wanda Metropolitan Stadiumwhere the txuri urdín were sore to put 0-2, but the colchoneros equalized the score for the final draw, with two goals from Luis Suarez (2-2 end).
In the Copa del Rey faces were also seen, in this case with triumph of the Royal Society 2-0. Thus, three duels with the three possible results (a win for each team and a draw), a reflection of the parity that exists between two teams that regularly play European competitions.
The San Sebastian team has just achieved an important victory in the Martinez Valero Stadium (0-1), before the elche. For his part, the Atletico Madrid also won, in this case at the Mestalla stadium, against Valencia (0-1), thanks to a goal of Griezmann. With two wins, both teams They add 6 points out of 9 possible in LaLiga Santander.
The team of ‘Cholo’ Simeone will not be able to count for this match with Thomas Lemardue to trauma caused by a hit against a player of Valencia, nor with Stefan Savic (muscle injury). They are two important casualties for the technician, who at least has not lost pieces in the market. Daniel Wass (Bronby) and Renan Lodi (Nottingham Forest), have left the team, but witsel (free), Nahuel Molina (Udinese) and reguilon (Tottenham), have joined the team.
Morata and Saul Niguez they have returned from their assignments and count for the team. carrasco points as headline instead of Saul. Nahuel is low due to the expulsion against the Villarreal and is serving his second penalty match, while Matheus Cunhawith muscular discomfort, is low for the game. reguilon He has arrived injured on loan and will not be available for a few weeks.
The Real societyfor his part, cannot count on his captain Mikel Oyarzabal, long-term injury. The team of Imanol Sheriff has transferred, for a record figure of 70 million euros and 5 in variables, to Alexander Isak to English Newcastle. As spare parts it has closed again on loan to sorlot (RB Leipzig), with a purchase option, and has closed the forward of the UD Almeria, Sadiq Umar.
So much Alexander Sorloth as Sadiq Umar have entered the call designed by the coach. This is a list of 24 troops, where they also cause Guevara drops out and the injured Rico and Carlos Fernández. Navarrese (17) and Turrientes (22) wear the first team number for the first time. Marrero, Gonzalez de Zarate and Karrikaburu with the three members of Sanse included in the list of summoned.
When is Real Sociedad – Atlético de Madrid played?
the match is played Today, Saturday, September 3, at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting can be seen by Movistar LaLiga (52), Movistar LaLiga 2 (55), channels of the Movistar Plus platform. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.