Celta Vigo to host Real Sociedad on Sunday at Balaidos for their La Liga game at 8:30 PM IST. Real Sociedad has acquired the number one position with 14 points while Celta Viga has occupied the 17th position with six points.
Real Sociedad had seven games till now out of which they won four, lost one and had two draws. Celta Vigo also played seven matches, they were victorious once, lost three and had three draws.
Sociedad is just one point ahead of Real Madrid in the points table and also had a game more than the defending champions. The visitors faced a defeat in their previous game by the hands of Napoli 1-0 at Anoeta earlier this week.
Celta is having an ordinary season this year, they have managed to win just one game in their opening seven games and garnered only six points so far.
This upcoming fixture is a face-off between two opposite teams, one is the highest goal scorer of this year’s tournament while the other one is the joint lowest scorer of the season. Celta has scored four goals in seven games while Real Sociedad has scored 14 times in the same number of matches.
Celta holds a slight advantage in the head-to-head competition between these two games, the hosts won 16 games out of 49, while Sociedad only managed to win games. The two teams had 18 ties against each other.
Joseph Aidoo, Hugo Mallo, Kevin Vazquez and Sergio Alvarez will be missing out the upcoming fixture. Apart from, Celta has various injury issues.
Adnan Januzaj, Ander Barrenetxea, Martin Merquelanz, Asier Illarramendi, Joseba Zaldua and Igor Zubeldia continue to stay out of action due to injuries.