Separated by just one point in the Spanish League, Real Sociedad and Betis will fight this Thursday, January 17, for survival in the dispute of the King’s Cup 2018/2019 edition. The return round of the round of 16 will be based on the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastián, and scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. (Brasília time).This is the fifth stage of the competition. After the first three were set in single and eliminatory games, the rule changed from step four, which marked the entry into the fray for the trophy of the First Division teams. In the return and return system, the duels take into account the balance of goals and goals scored as visitors as tiebreaking criteria.In the first game, in Seville, there was a 0-0 draw. So, those who win continue in the battle. In case of equality with goals, the visitors will benefit. The repetition of the scoreless score results in a penalty shoot-out.
Monday, January 14, was a defining day for Real Sociedad. Until then, the Basque team was the worst boss of the Spanish Championship. In eight games at San Sebastian he had only one win. By beating Espanyol 3-2 in a dramatic game, he doubled that number.It also left three rivals behind on this criterion in LaLiga. Still it follows with very weak performance as owner of the house. It’s the fourth worst in the 2018/2019 season. But the nine points (two wins, three draws and four losses) accumulated in 27 disputed made it surpass Valladolid (eight), Villarreal (seven) and Huesca (seven).Compensating this performance with the second best campaign as a visitor, Real Sociedad closed its participation in the first round with 25 points (seven wins, four draws and eight losses). He went up to eighth place and indicated that he will fight for a place in European tournaments in the second half of the Spanish Championship.For this you will have to complete the dispute between the top six placed. The block is closed by Getafe, who has reached 28 points in the first 19 games. Of course, the King’s Cup title also leads to the Europa League and with a cup in the gallery. In that tournament, Real Sociedad made its debut against Celta and in this duel prevailed the field command. After a 1-1 draw in Vigo, he won the match back 2-0.
Sevilla’s alviverde is a position above Real Sociedad. With 26 points (seven wins, five draws and seven losses), he is in seventh place. However, there is a downward trajectory. In the last two rounds of the first round, he did not score. He was beaten by the torch Huesca, away, and by Real Madrid, at home, by 2 to 1.The results made Betis lose sixth place. Last season, the team managed to qualify for the Europa League and had good participation in the qualifying round of the tournament. It was the first place of his group and will face the Rennes, of France, in the forest scheduled for February.As a visitor, the team campaigns below average. It is the eleventh of LaLiga. Of the 27 points played in that situation, he won 11 (three wins, two draws and four losses). Scored ten goals and suffered 11.
Football Prediction of the Day Real Sociedad vs Bétis
The meeting involving the teams for the first round of the Spanish Championship version 2018/2019 was held on 2 December. In Seville, Betis took the lead by scoring 1-0.
Despite the victory against Espanyol, Real Sociedad returned to show insecurity in their domains. He took advantage of 2 to 0 and gave the equality to one of the teams with worse performance like visitor in the Spanish Championship. Against Betis, who is a much more qualified opponent, he will need to show more football. This has not happened. Therefore, the prognosis in the success of visitors seems to be the best option for Thursday’s meeting for the return round of the Round of 16 of the King’s Cup.
Bet Tips: Real Sociedad wins