Benfica scores the first through Rafa Silva, in the 48th minute, and now loses 3 to 1 against the Txuri-urdines. The goals of the partial victory of the host team are from Mikel Merino (5′ 1T), Mikel Oyarzábal (10′ 1T) and Ander Barrenetxea (20′ 1T).
Boosted by their good result last day, the home team will expect more of the same after having celebrated a victory on the previous date. For its part, the visitor arrives in need of a victory after being defeated in their last match.
Real Sociedad beat Benfica 1-0. After drawing 1 match and winning 1, they come to this day with the hope of avoiding negative streaks. During those days, he managed to concede 1 goal and has been able to beat the rival goal 4 times.
Benfica lost to Real Sociedad by 0 to 1. They will have to get points no matter what since they have also fallen in the last four games. In them, their rivals have beaten their goal on 4 occasions and they were unable to celebrate a goal.
With 7 points and 4 goals scored, the Txuri-urdines want to continue as the leader of Group D. While Benfica, without units, has the urgency to win to leave the last place in the table.
Anthony Taylor was the referee who directed the match in Anoeta.
Formation of Real Sociedad today
Coach Imanol Alguacil took the field with a 4-3-3 formation with Alex Remiro in goal; Aritz Elustondo, Igor Zubeldía, Robin Le Normand and Aihen Muñoz on the defensive line; Brais Méndez, Martín Zubimendi and Mikel Merino in midfield; and Takefusa Kubo, Mikel Oyarzábal and Ander Barrenetxea in attack.
Benfica formation today
For his part, Roger Schmidt stopped a 3-4-3 strategy on the field with Anatoliy Trubin in goal; António Silva, Nicolás Otamendi, Felipe Morato as defense; João Neves, Florentino Luís, João Mário and Fredrik Aursnes in the middle; and with Ángel Di María, Arthur Cabral and Rafa Silva up front.
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