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UD Almería will be at Campo José Luis Orbegozo on Friday for the La Liga 2 game with home team Real Sociedad B.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Real Sociedad B v UD Almería are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Real Sociedad B
Real Sociedad B will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-2 La Liga 2 triumph over Fuenlabrada.
In that match, Real Sociedad B had 62% possession and 19 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Real Sociedad B, the scorers were Xeber Alkain (63') and Álex Sola (95'). Fuenlabrada had 11 shots on goal with 6 on target. Mohamed Bouldini (45') scored for Fuenlabrada.
Real Sociedad B have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets lately, although they have also found ways to hit the back of the net themselves. Over their last 6 matches, Real Sociedad B have been punished defensively in 6 of them as well as scoring in 5 of those games.
UD Almería will go into this encounter following on from a 3-0 La Liga 2 win over Amorebieta in their last game.
In that match, UD Almería managed 56% possession and 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For UD Almería, goals were scored by Srđan Babić (75') and Umar Sadiq (89'). On the other side, Amorebieta got 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. Andoni López (54' Own goal) scored for Amorebieta.
A succession of accomplished performances from the UD Almería defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 12. It will be interesting to see if that trend will end up being sustained here.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring these sides was La Liga 2 match day 11 on 21/10/2021 when it finished UD Almería 3-1 Real Sociedad B.
That day, UD Almería managed 51% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The goalscorers were José Carlos Lazo (4'), Umar Sadiq (75') and Álex Pozo (87').
For their opponents, Real Sociedad B got 10 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Jon Magunazelaia (20') scored.
The match was refereed by Javier Iglesias Villanueva.
Team News: Real Sociedad B
The Real Sociedad B manager Xabi Alonso will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game owing to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: UD Almería
UD Almería manager Joan Rubi has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Iván Martos (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Chumi (Foot Injury) and Juanjo Nieto (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not ready for selection.
Real Sociedad B could find themselves struggling to get anything against this UD Almería lineup who will likely do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
We therefore fancy a good battle with a 0-1 winning margin for UD Almería at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Real Sociedad B
Stadium: Campo José Luis Orbegozo (2,500)
Captain: Roberto López
Chairman: Jokin Aperribay
Manager: Xabi Alonso
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 19
🔑 Star Player: Xeber Alkain
Usually played in the Right Wing position, Xeber Alkain was born in Hondarribia, Spain. Having made his senior debut playing for Real Sociedad B in the 2021 - 2022 season, the skilful Forward has struck 8 league goals in this LaLiga2 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 35 appearances.