Real Sociedad overcomes Rayo Vallecano 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

MADRID. Real Sociedad conquers Rayo Vallecano with a 2-0 win with a goal from A. Sörloth (15') and a goal from A. Barrenetxea (37').

Real Sociedad overcomes Rayo Vallecano 2-0 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

MADRID. Real Sociedad defeats Rayo Vallecano with a 2-0 win with a goal from A. Sörloth (15′) and a goal from A. Barrenetxea (37′).

The match was played at the Estadio de Vallecas stadium in Madrid on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. In front of 12,874 spectators.​ The referee was Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz with the assistance of Pau Cebrián Devis and Rubén Porras Rico. The 4th official was Daniel Pastoriza Iglesias. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.8 degrees Celsius or 49.6 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 42%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 14 Total 11
  • 2 On Target 6
  • 12 Off Target 5
  • 4 Shots blocked 1
  • 134 Attack 117
  • 58 Dangerous attack 23
  • 109 Ball safe​ 104
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 4
  • 5 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 11 Total 11
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Rayo Vallecano was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Real Sociedad that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Rayo Vallecano was putting more pressure with 58 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, Real Sociedad was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Rayo Vallecano shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. Talking about the opposition, Real Sociedad shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

None of the teams received any yellow card.

Match Timeline

15'
Alexander Sørloth(goal)
37'
Barrenetxea(goal)
Santi Comesaña- sub ->Unai López
46'
65'
65'
65'
Mikel Oyarzabal- sub ->Alexander Sörloth
Radamel Falcao- sub ->Isi Palazón
67'
Randy Nteka- sub ->Óscar Trejo
67'
70'
Robert Navarro- sub ->Ander Barrenetxea
81'
Carlos Fernández- sub ->Pablo Marín
Andrés Martín- sub ->Sergio Camello
83'
Salvi- sub ->Iván Balliu
84'

Standings

After this match, Rayo Vallecano will stay with 26 points like Athletic Club to remain in the 9th place. On the other side, Real Sociedad will have 38 points to sit in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the La Liga, Rayo Vallecano will play away with Villarreal on the 30th of January with a 10-2 head to head record in favor of Villarreal (1 draw).

Real Sociedad will play away agasint Real Madrid on the 29th of January with a 20-4 head to head statistic in favor of Real Madrid (5 draws).

Rayo Vallecano – Formation

Rayo Vallecano
G
Stole Dimitrievski 1.North Macedonia
7.1
D
Florian Lejeune 19.France
7.1
D
Ivan Balliu 20.Albania
6.6
84'
D
Fran García 3.Spain
6.2
D
6.5
M
Oscar Trejo 8.Argentina
6.2
67'
M
Unai López 17.Spain
6.8
46'
M
Álvaro García 18.Spain
6.7
M
Isi Palazón 7.Spain
6.6
67'
M
Pathé Ciss 21.Senegal
7.1
F
Sergio Camello 34.Spain
6.8
83'
Substitutes
G
Diego López 13.Spain
D
Esteban Saveljich 24.Montenegro
D
D
Mario Suárez 4.Spain
D
Abdul Mumin 16.Ghana
D
Pep Chavarría 15.Spain
M
Randy Nteka 11.Spain
6.2
67'
M
M
Santi Comesaña 6.Spain
6.2
46'
M
Salvi 14.Spain
84'
F
Radamel Falcao 9.Colombia
6.4
67'
F
Andrés Martín 12.Spain
83'

Rayo Vallecano started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Andoni Iraola Sagarna decided to play with the following team: Stole Dimitrievski (7.1), Ivan Balliu (6.6), Florian Lejeune (7.1), Alejandro Catena (6.5), Fran García (6.2), Unai López (6.8), Ismaila Ciss (7.1), Isi Palazón (6.6), Óscar Trejo (6.2), Álvaro García (6.7) and Sergio Camello (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Esteban Saveljich, Mario Hernández, Mario Suárez, Diego López, Randy Nteka (6.2), Abdul Mumin, Radamel Falcao (6.4), José Pozo, Andrés Martín, Santi Comesaña (6.2), Salvi and Josep Chavarría.

Substitutions

Rayo Vallecano made 5 changes: Unai López for Santi Comesaña (46′), Isi Palazón for R. Falcao (67′), Óscar Trejo for Randy Nteka (67′), Sergio Camello for Andrés Martín (83′) and Iván Balliu for Salvi Sánchez (84′).

Best player: Stole Dimitrievski​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Rayo Vallecano was the goalkeeper: Stole Dimitrievski. His rating is 7.14. He performed 5 saves.

Real Sociedad – Formation

Real Sociedad
G
Álex Remiro 1.Spain
7.0
D
Diego Rico 15.Spain
7.4
D
Elustondo 6.Spain
7.2
D
Robin Le Normand 24.France
7.1
D
Zubeldía 5.Spain
6.8
M
David Silva 21.Spain
7.3
65'
M
Illarramendi 4.Spain
7.2
M
Brais Méndez 23.Spain
7.3
M
P. Marín Tejada 42.Spain
6.9
81'
F
Alexander Sørloth 19.Norway
7.1
65' Goals15'
F
Barrenetxea 7.Spain
7.3
70' Goals37'
Substitutes
G
Andoni Zubiaurre 13.Spain
G
U. Marrero 32.Spain
D
U. González 30.Spain
D
Aihen Muñoz 12.Spain
M
Robert Navarro 17.Spain
6.3
70'
M
Beñat Imaz 22.Spain
M
J. Magunacelaya 34.Spain
M
J. Olasagasti 31.Spain
7.3
65'
M
Takefusa Kubo 14.Japan
F
81'
F
A. Martín 28.Spain
7.0
65'
F
Mikel Oyarzabal 10.Spain
6.2
65'

Real Sociedad started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

Imanol Alguacil Barrenetxea played with: Álex Remiro (7.0), Aritz Elustondo (7.2), Igor Zubeldia (6.8), Robin Le Normand (7.1), Diego Rico (7.4), Brais Méndez (7.3), Asier Illarramendi (7.2), Pablo Marín (6.9), David Silva (7.3), Alexander Sørloth (7.1) and Ander Barrenetxea (7.3).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Robert Navarro (6.3), Carlos Fernández, Beñat Turrientes, Urko González, Andoni Zubiaurre, Aihen Muñoz, Jon Magunazelaia, Ander Martín (7.0), Unai Marrero, Mikel Oyarzabal (6.2), Jon Ander Olasagasti (7.3) and Takefusa Kubo.

Substitutions

Real Sociedad made 5 changes: Alexander Sörloth for Ander Martín (65′), David Silva for Olasagasti (65′), Alexander Sörloth for Mikel Oyarzabal (65′), Ander Barrenetxea for Robert Navarro (70′) and Pablo Marín for Carlos Fernández  (81′).

Best player: Diego Rico​

The player that probably impressed the most for Real Sociedad was Diego Rico even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 44 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the La Liga.​