A furious Asier Illarramendi blasted the officials during Thursday’s Copa del Rey semi final for not sending off Lionel Messi and giving decisions against his side.
Neymar’s first-half penalty was enough to give Barcelona their first win at Real Sociedad’s Anoeta in eight attempts to end a run which lasted almost a decade.
Both Real Sociedad and Barcelona have opted for strong starting elevens as the Catalans seek to end their eight-game winless streak at Anoeta.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristan praised his team for a ‘hard fought’ win away to a ‘difficult opponent’ in Malaga on Monday night.
Eusebio Sacristan is hoping his Real Sociedad side will bounce back from last week’s four-goal loss at home to Sevilla as they travel to Malaga on Monday night.
Copa Del Rey holders Barcelona will face Real Sociedad in the quarter finals as they will attempt to end their eight-game winless run at Anoeta.
Jorge Sampaoli expressed his delight with Sevilla’s 4-0 victory over Real Sociedad as “we responded to our bad first half against Real Madrid”.
Jorge Sampaoli insists “a withdrawn Sevilla isn’t the Sevilla we want” after their Copa del Rey horror show against Real Madrid midweek.
The draw for the last sixteen of the Copa Del Rey produced some mouth-watering prospects as many top sides were paired against each other.
Real Sociedad right-back Carlos Martinez will miss the rest of the season after tearing knee ligaments during Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Granada in La Liga.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristan reserved special praise for substitute striker Jon Bautista after the 21-year-old opened the scoring at Granada.
Real Sociedad have been dealt a blow with the news that Willian Jose will miss Saturday’s trip to Granada due to an ankle injury.
Cesare Prandelli blasted his Valencia players ahead of their trip to Real Sociedad as he warned “those who aren’t happy to suffer for this shirt can leave”.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristan has refused to be drawn into talk of his side qualifying for next season's Champions League.
Eusebio Sacristan believes Barcelona have changed their style of play recently, shifting towards less control of games with more reliance on their forwards.
Luis Enrique admitted Barcelona’s draw with Real Sociedad was “the worst game of our era” but insisted his side would “fight” in next week’s “decisive” Clasico.
Gerard Pique has warned Barcelona that “we can’t win the League playing like this” after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad.
Barcelona fell six points off the pace in La Liga on Sunday after they laboured to a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad, who had a perfectly-legitimate goal disallowed.
Neymar starts for Barcelona this evening against Real Sociedad, despite the forward’s involvement in a car accident earlier in the day.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique insists “it just wouldn’t be possible not to notice the absence of the world’s best player”, Lionel Messi.
Neymar was involved in a car accident on Sunday morning, but the Barcelona forward is still expected to play against Real Sociedad.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio has admitted his team are in ‘a great moment’ as their fine form continued with a 3-1 victory at Sporting Gijon on Sunday.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristian has tipped Inigo Martinez to bounce back after the defender’s tough baptism of fire for Spain against England.
Real Sociedad have announced that creative midfielder David Zurutuza has signed a new contract with the club until 2019.
Diego Simeone admits he is concerned by Atletico Madrid’s struggles away from home after their 2-0 defeat to Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Diego Simeone claims Atletico Madrid “play quicker and with much more panorama” with Koke in the middle ahead of Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Eusebio Sacristan hailed “the intensity and determination” Real Sociedad showed to beat Leganes 2-0 in La Liga on Friday.
Leganes coach Asier Garitano has dismissed talk of his side being under pressure following two consecutive league defeats.
Real Sociedad have given a homeless man sleeping rough outside their Anoeta ground a job on their maintenance team.
Eusebio Sacristan voiced his delight with Real Sociedad’s “great work” in their 3-0 victory over Basque rivals Alaves on Saturday.
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