Real Sociedad return to La Liga top

Real Sociedad return to La Liga top

CLUB Real Sociedad returned to La Liga top after a 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish League Week 12 game on Monday (1/11) early in the morning WIB. These results were enough to bring Sociedad to overthrow Real Madrid from the top of the table.

Alexander Isak put Sociedad ahead in the 58th minute from the penalty spot. However, that advantage was lost after Bilbao equalized in stoppage time thanks to Iker Muniain’s free kick which cheated Sociedad goalkeeper Alex Remiro.

Nicknamed team Txuri-urdin he couldn’t breathe. They must constantly win in order to continue to survive at the top. They are only one step away from their closest rivals Real Madrid and Sevilla.

In other matches, Atletico Madrid have managed to win after scoring three unanswered goals against Real Betis. The victory immediately put Diego Simeone’s troops in the top four.

“This is the game we have been the most consistent in,” said Atletico coach Diego Simeone, who was forced to watch from the stands after his red card in the 2-2 draw at Levante last week.

“We controlled the game at all times and played the way we wanted. We played as a team,” he continued.

Adding these three points takes Diego Simeone’s side to fourth place with 22 points in 11 matches, while Betis have fallen to fifth place with 21 points in 12 matches. (Mal / AFP / OL-09)


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