Valladolid and Real sign a draw in a very gray debut

Valladolid and Real started the League by adding a point in a weak game in which both teams proved to be far from their best version. An error of Masip in a shot of Robert
Lopez allowed the txuri urdin squad to avoid defeat after a first half in which the home team went ahead with a good goal from Michel. With little fluidity in the game and a significant deficit of aggressiveness, the league debut resulted in a boring process in which the draw was the most fair.

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La Real entered the game well, with a clear will to play in the opposite field that meant that in the first ten minutes it was difficult for Valladolid to leave their field. That became a first choice of For your that, after receiving a long ball from Merino In minute 4, he finished off the side of the net somewhat heeled.

The local team, however, soon began to turn the direction of the game and began to put fear in the body of Real. A cross on foot changed, to set pieces, they almost finished him off at the near post in the 10th minute and, later, a lucky cross from Nacho closed to the point of almost surprising Remiro in the 13 '. The txuri urdin elaboration game was doing less and less damage to a Valladolid tight to a match design that interested him. Steal, mount quick attacks and finish the plays. This is how he made a double chance in 18 ', first by winning the game Guardiola within area a Llorente, who is entrusted, avoiding greater evils first Remiro and then the central Madrid himself, who took out the Vaseline from Guardiola with the goalkeeper on the ground. On the next play Waldo he finished off the post, on the outside, in another quick transition.

La Real, from more to less in the entire first act, only hurt with some individual action of Barrenetxea and Valladolid, much more concrete, ended up punishing him. Guardiola received a diagonal on the right wing, went from Aihen throwing the ball overhead and his back pass finished it off with precision Michel. A more direct football, with less ornament, much more effective, that put Real with the game uphill at halftime.

Without waiting to see where the game could break in the resumption, the Real was able to tie by looking out Aihen to the edge of the area and unleash a left foot after a fumble that narrowly missed. It was just a mirage, since in the first quarter of an hour of the second half the txuri urdin squad did not react, the game stopped a lot, with a lot of error and lost ball and Real could not play in rival field. Unexpectedly, however, the tie came. A foul from the right taken closed, on foot changed, by Robert
Lopez ended up on the net after a blunder of Masip, who missed an easy ball, somewhat confused by Merino that crossed him in front of him.

The goal was good for Real, who took over the game, forcing Valladolid more, without translating it, yes, into dangerous arrivals, beyond some lateral foul or some distant shot from Robert

The game arrived on this stage in the last 15 minutes, after the hydration break that the teams took advantage of to make changes. With caution not to lose what they had, the Real maintained its vocation to seek victory, with a Valladolid somewhat more at the mercy and withdrawn, looking for its option. The teams were not there for too much but the home team pushed a little more in the final stretch, generating some uncertainty in the area of Remiro. Nothing was enough to move the scoreboard and the teams took a point to start.

Valladolid, 1: Masip; Javi Moyano, Joaquín, Bruno, Nacho; Míchel (Kike Pérez, d. 69), San Emeterio; Óscar Plano (Hervías, m. 69), Orellana, Waldo (Weissmann, m. 79); and Sergi Guardiola.

Real Sociedad, 1: Remiro; Gorosabel, Aritz, Llorente, Aihen; Zubeldia, Merino, Roberto López (Oyarzabal, m. 77); Portu, Barrenetxea (Januzaj, d. 77) and Isak (Bautista, d. 77).

Goals: 1-0: Míchel (m. 39). 1-1: Roberto López (m. 59)

Referee: Melero López. Yellow to Míchel, Nacho, Waldo, Joaquín, Aritz

Stadium: José Zorrilla.