Tip Villarreal - Real Sociedad
It will be a tough run for Villarrealas they host Real Sociedad in the return leg off their Copa del Rey Round of 16fixtures. Sociedad won 3-1 in the first leg and will be confortable with anyform of a draw at Villarreal. But Villarreal might come out stronger than ever,with a history that had them go unbeaten against Sociedad until the January 4match. Current form will be the greatest predictor of the strength of the twosides. Villarreal are placed fifth in the Spanish La Liga after eight wins, six draws and threelosses. They have won three of their last six matches across the board. Athome, the Yellow Submarine are in fair shape and have won three of their lastsix fixtures. Sociedad are currently ranked sixth, having won nine, drawn twoand lost six matches this campaign. They have won three of their last sixmatches in all competitions and have a stable run on the road, winning four oftheir last six away matches.
Key points Villarreal - Real Sociedad
Villarreal are ranked fifth while Real Sociedad are sixth.
Real Sociedad have beaten Villarreal just once in nine encounters.
Sociedad have won four of their last six away matches.
Villarreal have won three of their last six home matches.
Conclusion Villarreal - Real Sociedad
Villarreal have a two-goal deficit to bridge and they will be on the offensive from the start. However, Sociedad is quite tactical nowadays and will not take the attacks lying down. Goals will be scored in this match, and we see nothing less than three.