Real Sociedad host Athletic Bilbao in the big Basque derby of Spanish football
Real Sociedad host Athletic Bilbao in the big Basque derby of Spanish football. Let’s take a look at this clash in La Liga in our vip soccer bets for today.
These two teams are very close to each other in the standings. Real Sociedad are 9th in La Liga with 27 points, while Athletic are 11th with 26. Just one point separates them. Some things can change after this fixture.
So far in the league Real Sociedad have e record of 7 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses. In their last five games La Real lost only once – against Deportivo Alaves. Since then, they are unbeaten in four consecutive matches – two wins and two draws.
In their last league game La Real surprisingly shared the points with the outsider Huesca at the Anoeta. Everyone expected an easy win for Sociedad, but the home side found itself unable to break Huesca’s defense. That’s how Real Sociedad lost two points against the weakest team in the league.
Meanwhile Athletic Bilbao are unbeaten in their last five games, showing some excellent form in the last month or so. In these five games Athletic won three times and made two draws. In their last game Gaizka Garitano’s boys achieved a 1-0 win at home against Real Betis, thanks to a goal from Iker Muniain in the first half. Before this, Athletic made a 1-1 draw during the visit to Villarreal.
The Basque derbies between these two teams are always very dramatic and exciting to watch. We don’t have any doubts that it will be the case on Saturday as well.
These are our vip soccer bets for the derby clash between Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. We should expect a great game at the Anoeta. We don’t have any doubts about this!