Spanish LALIGA

Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid 2021-22 LaLiga

FT
0 - 2
  • 47': Vinícius Júnior
  • 57': Luka Jovic

Karim Benzema injury clouds Real Madrid win over Real Sociedad ahead of crucial Champions League clash

Karim Benzema was forced off with a hamstring problem as Real Madrid won 2-0 at Real Sociedad on Saturday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 17': Substitution, Real Madrid. Luka Jovic replaces Karim Benzema because of an injury.
  • 26': Igor Zubeldia (Real Sociedad) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Real Sociedad 0, Real Madrid 0.
  • 47': Goal! Real Sociedad 0, Real Madrid 1. Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Luka Jovic.
  • 57': Goal! Real Sociedad 0, Real Madrid 2. Luka Jovic (Real Madrid) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Casemiro following a corner.
  • 60': Adnan Januzaj (Real Sociedad) is shown the yellow card.
  • 61': Substitution, Real Sociedad. Beñat Turrientes replaces Ander Guevara.
  • 61': Substitution, Real Sociedad. Ander Barrenetxea replaces Alexander Sørloth.
  • 65': Substitution, Real Madrid. Eduardo Camavinga replaces Casemiro.
  • 68': Substitution, Real Sociedad. Portu replaces Adnan Januzaj.
  • 68': Substitution, Real Sociedad. Joseba Zaldua replaces Andoni Gorosabel.
  • 81': Substitution, Real Madrid. Marco Asensio replaces Rodrygo.
  • 81': Substitution, Real Madrid. Federico Valverde replaces Toni Kroos.
  • 86': Substitution, Real Sociedad. Aihen Muñoz replaces Diego Rico.
  • 90'+3': Second Half ends, Real Sociedad 0, Real Madrid 2.

Game Information

Competition: Spanish LALIGA

Venue: Reale Arena
Location: San Sebastián, Spain
Attendance: 35,765

Spanish LALIGA Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+47 Real Madrid 31 78 1
+28 Barcelona 31 70 3
+24 Girona 31 65 6
+23 Atlético Madrid 31 61 8
Full Table

Statistics

https://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i?img=/i/teamlogos/soccer/500/86.png&h=100&scale=crop&w=100&location=originRMA RSOhttps://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i?img=/i/teamlogos/soccer/500/89.png&h=100&scale=crop&w=100&location=origin
8 Fouls 12
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
5 Corner Kicks 6
0 Saves 6
48.8 Possession 51.2
13 SHOTS 11
8 ON GOAL 0
0.6 On Target % 0.0
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
409 Accurate Passes 428
478 Passes 484
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
1 Accurate Crosses 4
8 Crosses 27
0.1 Cross % 0.1
64 Long Balls 32
32 Accurate Long Balls 21
0.5 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 6
13 Effective Tackles 8
19 Tackles 16
0.7 Tackle % 0.5
5 Interceptions 11
24 Effective Clearances 6
24 Clearances 6

Line-Ups

RSO Real Sociedad (4-4-2)

No. Name
1 Álex Remiro (GK)
24 Robin Le Normand
5 Igor Zubeldia Yellow Card
15 Diego Rico
18 Andoni Gorosabel
3 Martín Zubimendi
16 Ander Guevara
10 Mikel Oyarzabal
11 Adnan Januzaj Yellow Card
19 Alexander Isak
23 Alexander Sørloth

RMA Real Madrid (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Thibaut Courtois (GK)
4 David Alaba
3 Éder Militão
23 Ferland Mendy
2 Dani Carvajal
14 Casemiro
8 Toni Kroos
10 Luka Modric
9 Karim Benzema
20 Vinícius Júnior
21 Rodrygo

LALIGA News

How do you stop Jude Bellingham? LaLiga players, coaches sound off

How do you stop Jude Bellingham? LaLiga players, coaches sound off

What do other players think of him? What are his strengths and weaknesses? Jude Bellingham's rivals lift the lid on Real Madrid's new icon.

Champions League exit shows Xavi was right: He needs to leave Barca

Champions League exit shows Xavi was right: He needs to leave Barca

Xavi's long relationship with Barcelona as a player and now manager shows how much he cares about the club, which is exactly why he's making the right call to step down as manager.

Rafa Márquez emerges as candidate for Barcelona job - sources

Rafa Márquez emerges as candidate for Barcelona job - sources

Former Mexico international Rafa Márquez is now seen as one of the candidates to replace Xavi Hernández as Barcelona coach, despite only being considered as an interim option two months ago, a source has told ESPN.

Ref body trials giving corners, throw-ins for GK time-wasting

Ref body trials giving corners, throw-ins for GK time-wasting

The protocol behind a trial to tackle goalkeepers holding onto the ball and running down the clock has been outlined by football's lawmakers, the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

European Team of the Week: Palmer, Gordon land perfect 10s

European Team of the Week: Palmer, Gordon land perfect 10s

ESPN and WhoScored bring you the best players from Europe's top five leagues from the latest round of action.