Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona: Time, where to watch, statistics and data prior to the match


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Real Sociedad faces FC Barcelona on matchday 12 of LaLiga EA Sports at the Reale Arena this Saturday at 9:00 p.m. (Movistar LaLiga), a match they arrive at after having tied against Rayo Vallecano, adding a point to the 19 they holds in the competition. For its part, its rival this day, Barcelona, ​​has 24 points, after being defeated by Real Madrid in the Clásico last day.

We review some of the statistics of both teams prior to the game.


On the offensive front, Barcelona surpasses Real Sociedad in goals per game, with 2.1 goals per game for the former compared to 1.8 for the latter. In terms of the quality of the scoring chances generated, the ‘txuri-urdines’ are also surpassed by Barcelona with 1.4 expected goals compared to 2.2, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press.

In total, on average, Real Sociedad has taken 11.5 shots per game so far in the competition, compared to 16.1 for Barcelona. Of them, 3.7 were between the three suits in the case of the Basques and 6.5 in that of Xavi’s.

During the competition, the Blaugranas have better offensive numbers than Real Sociedad with 28.5 actions in the opponent’s area per game compared to 16.5 for their rival.

In terms of ball conservation, Real Sociedad has a record of 54.4% so far in the League compared to 67.6% for the culé team.

*Real Sociedad Barcelona offensive statistics

*Goals per game 1.8 2.1.

*Expected goals 1.4 2.2.

*Shots 11.5 16.1.

*Shots on goal 3.7 6.5.

*Shares in rival area 16.5 28.5.

*% success in passes 81.4% 89.4%.

*% ball possession 54.4% 67.6%.

*Passes for possession 4 6.

*Centers 14 18.7.


In the defensive field, Barcelona surpasses Imanol Alguacil’s men in duels won (54.2% compared to 48.3%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, Real Sociedad emerges victorious in 58% of them, compared to 54% for Xavi Hernández’s team.

On average, the Gipuzkoa team has conceded 1.3 goals and 11.5 shots per game, compared to the 1.1 goals and 16.1 shots received by the current League champion.

In terms of pressure, Real Sociedad manages to recover the ball in the opponent’s field on average 14 times per game, therefore, the Blaugranas do so on 12.5 occasions.

*Real Sociedad Barcelona defensive statistics

*Duels won 48.3% 54.2%.

*Aerial duels won 58% 54%.

*Goals received 1.3 1.1.

*Shots received 13.1 10.5.

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