Tuesday September 20, 2011 (19.00 UK)
Estadio Municipal de Anoeta, San Sebastian
Granada claimed their first points this season in an interesting match against Villarreal that left certain players both physically and mentally exhausted. Expected to rotate the squad, Coach Fabri Gonzalez will ride the wave of enthusiasm but will likely face trouble against a side that held Barcelona.
Unfortunately for Real Sociedad, they will have to play without the inured Xabi Prieto who plays a crucial role for the team but they nonetheless insist they have others who can step in. Attempting to put the Sevilla loss behind them, Sociedad boast a competitive team filled with determined youngsters who will look to snatch another win against a team they believe is inferior to them.
Real Sociedad (4-2-3-1): Bravo; Estrada, Demidov, Martinez, Bella; Illarramendi, Mariga; Vela, Aranburu, Griezmann; Agirretxe
League form: Last five home D-D-W-W-W
Granada(4-2-3-1): Roberto; Nyom, Diakhate, Mainz, Siqueira; Yebda, Rico; Romero, Martins, Mollo; Ighalo
League form: Last five away L-D-L-D-L
Did you know…Granada earned their first La Liga victory in 35 years when they beat Villarreal (according to whoscored.com)