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Girona 1-1 Real Sociedad: Stuani rescues a point for home side

Girona and Real Sociedad played out a 1-1 draw at the Estadi Montilivi on Friday evening. The Basque visitors were the favourites to seal three points, but once again newly-promoted Girona showed that the Montilivi is not an easy place to come. A second half come back from – once again – Stuani meant both sides take a point from the encounter. Notable missing players for La Real were Vela and Agirretxe while Girona were without Alcala, Pere Pons and Amagat. It did not take long for the opening goal….

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La Liga News 

Giant Killers Girona host Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad visit this season’s giant killers, Girona, knowing a win will close the gap on the European spots. The newly promoted Catalan side are in superb form, having won their last league games, whilst Sociedad are also on a good run, having won three of their last four in all competitions. Although the Basque visitors enter the game as favourites to seal three points; they will be wary of the hosts, who have taken points off teams like Real Madrid – beating Zinedine Zidane’s side 2-1 in round 10….

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La Liga News 

Real Adnan Januzaj transfer fee is released by Man United

Manchester United received a total of £17.3m for Adnan Zanuzaj from Basque side Real Sociedad, figures have revealed. The 22-year-old Belgian international left Old Trafford in July to sign for Sociedad in a claimed £8.5m deal, but the true figure of his move has now been announced. Various sell on fees and bonuses mean United have pocketed £17.3m from the La Liga side, who has scored one goal in all competitions this season. Januzaj burst on to the scene in 2013 when David Moyes arrived at the English club, scoring…

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La Liga Match Centre 

Basque Derby action at the Anoeta

Real Sociedad and Eibar will face off in one of six Basque derbies this season (also involving Athletic Bilbao and Alaves) at the Anoeta on Sunday evening. La Real come into this game on the back of a resounding 3-0 victory over FK Vardar Skopje in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday evening. Goals from Juanmi, Alberto de la Bella and Jon Bautista kept Sociedad in second place in the group needing just one more point from their last two games to qualify. Their last league outing however wasn’t quite…

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Match Centre 

Spanish sides enjoy a great night in UEL – Europa League Round Up

La Liga’s three Europa League representatives all picked up crucial wins in their matchday four ties tonight, take a look at our roundup. Villarreal remain top of Group A after a 2-0 win away to Slavia Prague. The Yellow Submarine made the perfect start, opening the scoring within the first 15 minutes through Carlos Bacca. Some great build up play involving Pablo Fornals and Mario Gaspar got the visitors into the box with the goalkeeper parrying Gaspar’s cross straight to Bacca who hammered the ball into the roof of the…

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Getafe 2-1 Real Sociedad: Hosts stun Basque visitors

Getafe stunned Real Sociedad on Sunday morning, beating the Basque side 2-1 at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez. The visitors took the lead after just five minutes when former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj picked up the ball and played in Mikel Oyarzabal, who fired a superbly taken first time finish into the bottom corner. The home side however, battled back after a fairly poor first half and they found a deserved equaliser after 78 minutes as Francisco Portillo found Angel Rodriguez, who controlled the ball on his chest and fired…

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La Liga News 

Real Sociedad visit struggling Getafe

Real Sociedad head to a Getafe side desperate for points. El Geta are winless in four after a surprisingly good start to their campagin. Despite sitting in 14th, another loss might see Getafe slip into the early season relegation battle. Real Sociedad form hasnt been much better than the host as they have won just one of their last six games in the league. Eusebio will be hoping that his team can carry momentum from their European campagin this season into this fuxture. A win for La Real could see…

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La Copa Match Centre 

Wins for Los Blancos, Las Palmas, Levante and La Real – Copa del Rey Round Up

Real Madrid will begin the second leg two goals to the good as penalties from Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez helped them to a win against Fuenlabrada in a match that saw both teams end the game with ten men. Zinedine Zidane had made many changes to his team from last week’s win over Eibar and the youngsters struggled in the first half as Fuenlabrada gave their best. They took the lead however on 63 minutes from the penalty spot, Asensio sending the keeper the wrong way after Fran Garcia was…

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Copa del Rey Preview – Thursday

The Copa del Rey round of 32 first legs come to an end on Thursday with five more games across the night. Real Madrid make their bow in the tournament with a trip across the city to face third tier Fuenlabrada. Los Blancos go into the game on the back of a 3-0 win over Eibar last Sunday and are of course clear favourites to get past their hosts comfortably, with Zinedine Zidane clear with his intentions to win the cup this year. “Winning the cup isn’t something personal, it’s…

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Real Sociedad 1-1 Espanyol: Illarramendi sent off in draw

Monday evening’s La Liga action saw Real Sociedad and Espanyol play out a 1-1 draw at the Anoeta. Asier Illarramendi was in the thick of the action as he scored his first goal for La Real before being sent off. Quique Sanchez Flores’ side looked set for their first away win of the season and had hoped to move up in to the top ten of the La Liga standings, but they were pegged back by the home side. Leo Baptistao opened the scoring when he gained space inside the…

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