ATH Vs RS Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Wheels come off Real Sociedad’s juggernaut as the club goes without a win in a month.
From sitting atop of the points tally of the La Liga to currently finding themselves bereft of a win in their last five matches, Real Sociedad’s decline in form is very real. Long gone is the club which was tearing up the league and thumping clubs with the side scrounging for a way to curb its rut.
Losing all three of their bygone matchups, Real Sociedad have not only relinquished top spot in the league but are now clutching at straws to hang onto their top 4 position. With only goal difference seeing them in third position at the moment, another defeat for Real Sociedad could see them be shunted out of the top 4 altogether.
And with Athletic Bilbao showing signs of revival, today’s encounter is once again going to see Real Sociedad be put to the sword.
ATH Vs RS Fantasy Probable Winner
Athletic Bilbao should make it three matches on the spin without a defeat today as they salvage a draw from the fixture.
Probable Playing 11
- Peru continues to remain out of action with the player struggling with a lengthy injury issue.
- Luca’s injury means he’s going to skip out on this outing for Real Sociedad.
Simon, Capa, Alvarez, Martinez, Berchiche, Vencedor, Vesga, Marcos, Muniain, Berengeur, Williams
Remiro, Gorosabel, Elustondo, Normand, Monreal, Silva, Zubimendi, Merino, Porto, Isak, Oyarzabal
La Liga 2020-21
Match: Athletic Bilbao Vs Real Sociedad
Date And Time: 31st December, Thursday- 6:30pm IST
Venue: Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao
- Williams: 3 Goals, 2 Assists
- Oyarzabal: 7 Goals
Athletic Bilbao’s Unai Simon will be our goal-keeper for the day owing to his recent displays which have seen him concede just once in his last two matches.
A massive reason for Real Sociedad’s downtick in form is due to their defensive setup. Its sold them down a river but despite that, we’ll still eb entrusting the side’s backline for this match.
Athletic Bilbao aren’t the most daunting of clubs when it comes to scoring, a side which Real Sociedad can end up refraining from scoring. It sees us opt for Robin Le Normand, Aritz Elustondo and Andoni Gorosabel for the tie.
If Real Sociedad to wrench out of the lull they find themselves in, Portu will play an integral role for the player. With three goals and three assists, he’s shown why he’s considered as the fulcrum of his side’s attack.
Mikel Merino who has pulled off the two assists will be giving him company for the showdown. The opposition will see us rope in Iker Munian who has the two goals to his name and Mikel Vesga.
Completing the attacking set of picks from Athletic Bilbao is Inaki Williams courtesy of the three goals and two assists he’s snared. The opposition will see their top scorer, Mikel Oyarzabal represent us with William Jose who has the three goals giving him company.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Mikel’s 7 goals see him step out as our captain while Portu is the vice-captain.
Simon, Andoni, Aritz, Robin, Merino, Vesga, Munian, Portu, Mikel, Williams, Jose
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