Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
Mallorca will arrive at Reale Arena on Saturday for the La Liga meeting with hosts Real Sociedad.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Real Sociedad v Mallorca are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Real Sociedad head into this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 La Liga tied result vs Getafe.
In that game, Real Sociedad had 62% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Real Sociedad was Mikel Oyarzabal (68'). For their opponents, Getafe CF got 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Sandro Ramírez (40') scored for Getafe.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Imanol Alguacil's Real Sociedad have found the net a total of 8 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.33.
Leading up to this clash, Real Sociedad:
- are unbeaten in the league by Mallorca in their previous 3 games.
- are undefeated in their last 7 league matches at home.
Mallorca will go into this clash following a 1-0 La Liga win against Levante in their last outing.
In that game, Mallorca had 54% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The only player to score for Mallorca was Ángel Rodríguez (75'). For their opponents, Levante UD had 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Luis García's Mallorca have slotted home a total of 5 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period equals 11.
Their past results show that Mallorca:
- have not registered a win against Real Sociedad when having played them away from home in the previous 7 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 25/09/2011 shows us that Real Sociedad have won 4 of these & Mallorca 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
12 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 9 for Txuri-urdin and 3 for Los Bermellones. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
The previous league encounter between these sides was La Liga match day 21 on 26/01/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Real Sociedad 3-0 Mallorca.
On that day, Real Sociedad had 69% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The goals were scored by Alexander Isak (46'), Barrenetxea (58') and Portu (81').
For their opponents, Mallorca got 8 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The referee was Santiago Jaime Latre.
Team News: Real Sociedad
Ander Barrenetxea (Muscular problems), Jon Guridi (Muscle Injury), Alexander Sörloth (Hamstring Injury), Asier Illarramendi (Muscle Injury), David Silva (Muscle Injury), Jon Pacheco (Knee Injury), Diego Rico (Muscle Injury), Carlos Fernández (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Nacho Monreal (Knee Injury) are not available for Real Sociedad boss Imanol Alguacil.
Team News: Mallorca
Mallorca manager Luis García has a number of players out of action. Takefusa Kubo (Meniscal Injury), Martin Valjent (Unknown Injury) and Antonio Raíllo (Ankle Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re inclined to think that Real Sociedad look likely to create enough chances to score more than one when they come up against Mallorca, who might well find it difficult to get a goal of their own.
Our selection here is for a controlled 2-0 victory for Real Sociedad at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Reale Arena (39,500)
Captain: Asier Illarramendi
Chairman: Jokin Aperribay
Manager: Imanol Alguacil
Competitions: La Liga position 3, Europa League (Group B)
🔑 Star Man: Mikel Oyarzabal
Customarily taking up the Left Wing position, Mikel Oyarzabal was born in Eibar, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Real Sociedad in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 6 league goals in the LaLiga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 8 appearances.