Tag: Real Sociedad
Real Madrid's defeat by Real Sociedad shatters head manager Zinedine Zidane as the club slumped to an 11th La Liga loss by a 3-1 match on Sunday.
Barca lead the standings on 77 points after 33 games.
The San Sebastian club under interim manager Imanol Alguacil have taken 7 points from 3 matches and climbed to 8 in the table.
This loss, coming after the draw away to Villarreal means Madrid sit 5th, outside even the Champions League places.
Asier Garitano leaves with the club four points above the relegation zone.
Sevilla's 0-0 draw against Real Sociedad gave Barcelona an advantage in the race to win La Liga.
Atlético Madrid bounced back from their Champions League loss against Borussia Dortmund by beating Real Sociedad 2-0.
Real Sociedad wins 3-1, thanks to some of the same players that have given extra spice to a rivalry traditionally defined by its good nature.
Seven points is now the gap between Atletico and Barca.
Barcelona and Real Madrid's next La Liga matches will be against Basque Country-based clubs Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao respectively.
Real Sociedad have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the loan of one season of Theo Hernandez.
Juanmi's two goals led Real Sociedad to a 3-0 win over Atlético Madrid.
If Barcelona do not lose to Valencia, they will break Real Sociedad's record for most consecutive La Liga matches without defeat.
Gameiro made no mistake from the spot in the 34th minute after referee Daniel Trujillo adjudged Atletico's Saul had been pulled down by Pedro Mosquera.
Carlos Vela scored in his last game for Real Sociedad, as he leaves after having spent over six years at the Spanish club.
With Real Madrid sitting out the upcoming round of La Liga fixtures, Barcelona, Valencia, and Atlético Madrid are seeking to take advantage and extend their lead over Real.