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La Liga | Gameweek 16
Dec 9, 2023 at 5.30pm UK
Estadio de la Ceramica
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Villarreal
0 - 3
Real Sociedad

Capoue (22'), Pedraza (49')
FT(HT: 0-3)
Merino (38'), Zubimendi (41'), Kubo (45+4')
Zubimendi (60')
The Match
Preview
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Villarreal and Real Sociedad, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Villarreal 0-0 Maccabi Haifa
Wednesday, December 6 at 8pm in Europa League
Last Game: Andratx 0-1 Real Sociedad
Wednesday, December 6 at 3pm in Copa del Rey

We said: Villarreal 1-1 Real Sociedad

Only one of the last five La Liga meetings between these two sides have finished level, but we are expecting the spoils to be shared in this contest. Neither are losing at the moment, and having both played on Wednesday, a tight fixture this weekend might finish all square. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Real Sociedad win with a probability of 42.27%. A win for Villarreal had a probability of 32.87% and a draw had a probability of 24.9%.

The most likely scoreline for a Real Sociedad win was 1-2 with a probability of 8.94%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 0-1 (8.84%) and 0-2 (6.76%). The likeliest Villarreal win was 2-1 (7.71%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (11.67%). The actual scoreline of 0-3 was predicted with a 3.5% likelihood. Our data analysis correctly predicted that Real Sociedad would win this match.

Result
VillarrealDrawReal Sociedad
32.87% (-0.032000000000004 -0.03) 24.87% (-0.019000000000002 -0.02) 42.27% (0.058999999999997 0.06)
Both teams to score 57.45% (0.073 0.07)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
54.28% (0.1 0.1)45.73% (-0.090000000000003 -0.09)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
31.96% (0.096 0.1)68.05% (-0.085999999999999 -0.09)
Villarreal Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
73.32% (0.029999999999987 0.03)26.68% (-0.021000000000001 -0.02)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
38.07% (0.036000000000001 0.04)61.93% (-0.027000000000001 -0.03)
Real Sociedad Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
78.36% (0.075000000000003 0.08)21.65% (-0.065000000000001 -0.07)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
45.23% (0.107 0.11)54.77% (-0.097999999999999 -0.1)
Score Analysis
    Villarreal 32.87%
    Real Sociedad 42.27%
    Draw 24.86%
VillarrealDrawReal Sociedad
2-1 @ 7.71% (-0.0049999999999999 -0)
1-0 @ 7.63% (-0.024999999999999 -0.02)
2-0 @ 5.04% (-0.013 -0.01)
3-1 @ 3.4% (0.0010000000000003 0)
3-2 @ 2.6% (0.0060000000000002 0.01)
3-0 @ 2.22% (-0.004 -0)
4-1 @ 1.12% (0.0010000000000001 0)
Other @ 3.15%
Total : 32.87%
1-1 @ 11.67% (-0.02 -0.02)
2-2 @ 5.9% (0.0089999999999995 0.01)
0-0 @ 5.78% (-0.022 -0.02)
3-3 @ 1.33% (0.0050000000000001 0.01)
Other @ 0.18%
Total : 24.86%
1-2 @ 8.94% (0.0060000000000002 0.01)
0-1 @ 8.84% (-0.017000000000001 -0.02)
0-2 @ 6.76% (0.0010000000000003 0)
1-3 @ 4.56% (0.013 0.01)
0-3 @ 3.45% (0.0070000000000001 0.01)
2-3 @ 3.01% (0.01 0.01)
1-4 @ 1.74% (0.008 0.01)
0-4 @ 1.32% (0.006 0.01)
2-4 @ 1.15% (0.006 0.01)
Other @ 2.5%
Total : 42.27%

How you voted: Villarreal vs Real Sociedad

Villarreal
25.0%
Draw
23.1%
Real Sociedad
51.9%
52
Head to Head
Apr 2, 2023 5.30pm
Gameweek 27
Villarreal
2-0
Real Sociedad
Parejo (77' pen.), Jackson (81')
Oct 9, 2022 5.30pm
May 15, 2022 6.30pm
Gameweek 37
Villarreal
1-2
Real Sociedad
Coquelin (43')
Foyth (68'), Albiol (77'), Lo Celso (90+6'), Jackson (90+11')
Isak (56'), Zubimendi (73')
Zaldua (2'), Isak (82')
Dec 18, 2021 3.15pm
Gameweek 18
Real Sociedad
1-3
Villarreal
Isak (32')
Merino (43'), Zaldua (88')
Oyarzabal (49')
Moreno (38', 68'), Chukwueze (90+6')
Estupinan (26'), Torres (44'), Parejo (81')
Jan 30, 2021 8pm
Gameweek 21
Villarreal
1-1
Real Sociedad
Parejo (3')
Capoue (70')
Isak (90+3')
Illarramendi (32'), Le Normand (49'), Guevara (59')
rhs 2.0
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Tables header RHS
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Madrid25195153163762
2Barcelona26176356342257
3GironaGirona25175354322256
4Atletico MadridAtletico26164652282452
5Athletic Bilbao25147445232249
6Real Sociedad26101063526940
7Real BetisBetis2591242825339
8Valencia2510692929036
9Las PalmasLas Palmas25105102525035
10Getafe2681083338-534
11Osasuna2595112936-732
12AlavesAlaves2678112532-729
13Villarreal2678113848-1029
14Rayo Vallecano25510102233-1125
15Sevilla2559113037-724
16Mallorca26412102334-1124
17Celta Vigo2548132737-1020
18CadizCadiz25211121535-2017
19Granada2528152749-2214
20Almeria2609172554-299

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