SportsOnly Isak encourages Real Sociedad

Only Isak encourages Real Sociedad

Like the bone of an old cow steak that is served in the cider houses of Astigarraga, the Anoeta match had to be chopped up with machetes and even so, it was not tasty. Quique Sánchez Flores raised a defense of five, which lowered the embers that Imanol wanted to throw on the grill, so the chop was always too undercooked for the Real coach.


Remiro, Robin Le Normand, Diego Rico, Zubeldia (Elustondo, min. 61), Zaldua, Ander Guevara, Rafinha (David Silva, min. 68), Guridi (Beñat Turrientes, min. 81), Oyarzabal, Januzaj (Portu, min. . 68) and Syrloth (Isak, min. 61)



David Soria, Mitrovic, Djene, Mathías Olivera, Jorge Cuenca, Damián Suárez, Arambarri, Aleñá, Maksimovic, Óscar Rodríguez (Darío Poveda, min. 84) and Mayoral (Mata, min. 76)


Referee Jose Luis Munuera Montero

Yellow cards Zubeldia (min. 50) and Jorge Cuenca (min. 89)

Despite the push that Oyarzabal wanted to give to the matter, he found little company. Absent again Isak, who animated the last minutes, the Real Madrid coach opted for Sorloth, who, unlike what happened against Atlético in the Cup, did not know how to connect during the first half, with which Rafinha’s fantasy was not enough before the solidarity of the people of Madrid, always attentive to any defensive mismatch.

Football did not flow for 45 sterile minutes in which Real could not fasten their game and Getafe limited themselves to letting life go by, which seemed to them to be going well. Óscar Rodríguez gave Remiro a scare almost half an hour later, when he ran down the right wing and his shot was deflected by the goalkeeper. Angrily, Oyarzabal tried to fend for himself and found a corridor to run from his field and finish off a shot that Soria saved, perhaps the hero of his team, because the strikers of the Real, and they always found him enormous. Le Normand, already in the second half, put him to the test in a shot from very close, after a corner, that the Getafe goalkeeper deflected to the crossbar. Wood was a faithful ally of Soria, who when he couldn’t on his own, helped himself with sticks.

With hardly any football, only the appearance of Portu and Isak as agitators encouraged the parish. The Swede was able to tip the balance in discount time, with a first shot that the defense took out and another, already at the last minute, arming his leg to hook a shot from outside the area that crashed into the crossbar, a friend of Soria again . The ribeye, too fat to sink my teeth into, was left undone.

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