Our match prediction:
Eibar and Real Sociedad face each other in yet another Basque derby. Los Armeros head into the game following a 2-1 loss to Malaga at Estadio La Rosaleda, while La Real outclassed Las Palmas in Wednesday’s football match. The two teams are level on points ahead of Matchday 6 and there seeing that Eibar are tough to beat at home, there is every chance we will see a close encounter in Saturday’s football match. The hosts will be happy with one point from the match and they are likely to adopt a cautious approach in the Estadio Municipal de Ipurua clash. Real Sociedad are eyeing their second away win of the season, but, no doubt, the visitors will be happy with one point from the match as well. Taking everything into account, we predict that the two teams are going to share the spoils at Estadio Municipal de Ipurua.
Highligted Player (Gonzalo Escalante):
Gonzalo Escalante is an Argentine footballer who plays for Eibar in Spanish La Liga. Escalante made his senior debut for Boca Juniors, coming as a substitute in a 6-1 loss to San Martin de San Juan. After playing 11 matches for the Argentine giants, he was sent on loan to Catania on 28 August, 2014 and he scored his first professional goal against Virtus Entella on 28 October. On 29 January Escalante signed a permanent deal with the Sicilian outfit and he played 26 games for the club in the 2015/2016 campaign. At the end of the season he joined La Liga team Eibar on loan and he made his debut for los Armeros on 24 August against Granada. He managed to find his net on his debut and six months later he signed a permanent deal with the club. His contract with Eibar expires on 30 June, 2020. His main position is central midfield, but he is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder as well.
Highlighted Team (Real Sociedad):
Real Sociedad is as Bask footballclub from San Sebastian. The club is playing in the Primera Division since 2010 after the club got relegated to the Segunda Division. Currently the club hosts it’s home games in the Anoeta Stadium which holds a capacity of 32 2000 seats.Real Sociedad was founded on 17th of September 1909 as Sociedad de Futbol and was originaly founded by English immigrants. Real Sociedad was one of the founders of the highest Spanish football division. Starting from 1939 Sociedad de Futbol changed it’s name to Real Socidedad. Real Sociedad had the most success in the eighties where the club managed to win the title twice.Famous players that played for Real Sociedad are: Arteta, Beguiristain, Xabi Alonso and Griezmann.