Barcelona will take on Real Sociedad in the La Liga as they aim to secure the league title as soon as possible. We take a look at the head to head statistics between the two sides.
Barcelona gained a major boost earlier this week as the side entered the semifinal of the Champions League.
The Catalan giants defeated Manchester United 3-0 in the second leg to advance to the final four, where they take on Liverpool. For head to head statistics between Barca and Liverpool, click here.
Lionel Messi shined for Barcelona again, as the Argentine superstar scored a brace within four minutes in the first half, while Phil Coutinho also registered his name on the scoresheet.
However, Ernesto Valverde’s men will aim to shift attention to their domestic campaign now. After defeating Atletico Madrid in the league two weeks ago, Barcelona faced a minor setback as the bottom-placed Huesca held them to a goalless draw.
As Barcelona prepares to return to winning ways in the league, we take a look at the head to head statistics between Barcelona and Real Sociedad.
Barca vs Real Sociedad H2H statistics:
Barcelona and Real Sociedad have faced each other on 33 occasions since 2000 in the league.
Barcelona have largely dominated the fixture, and with the kind of form the side is in, they should be having little issues in registering the three points in the game.
Lionel Messi’s exploits with the ball this season have been extraordinary. The Barca captain has scored 41 goals across all competitions, and played a crucial role in the side’s victory over Manchester United.
He was also on the scoresheet in the win against Atletico Madrid two weeks ago, as he scored the second goal to put the game to bed.
Here are the complete Head to Head statistics between Barcelona and Real Sociedad (since 2000).
- Total number of matches played: 33
- Matches won by Barcelona: 23
- Matches won by Real Sociedad: 6
- Games drawn: 4
- Matches played in Nou Camp: 16 (Barcelona wins – 16, Real Sociedad wins –0)
- Matches played in Anoeta Stadium: 17 (Real Sociedad wins – 6, Barcelona wins – 7)
- Matches played at neutral venue: none
- Top goalscorer this season (Barcelona): Lionel Messi – 41
- Top goalscorer this season (West Ham): Mikel Oyarzabal – 13
How Twitter reacted..
⏱ Final at Camp Nou: Barça 3-0 Manchester United (4-0 on aggregate). Barcelona advance to the UCL semifinals. Next game: at home to Real Sociedad on 4/20 at 20:45 #fcblive #SociedadBarça pic.twitter.com/ZZVcIgNQ4x
— FC Barcelona Fl 🏆 (@FCBarcelonaFl) April 16, 2019
If Barcelona beat Real Sociedad this weekend and Real Madrid lose against Athletic, Barça will be mathematically guaranteed to finish above Madrid. Could well happen. https://t.co/kmT25gyZ6r
— Andy West (@andywest01) April 15, 2019
Barcelona are currently 9 points ahead of Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone’s side faces Eibar on Saturday.