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Elche vs. Real Sociedad 4/10/2022 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Elche meets Real Sociedad on 4/10/2022 at 11:30 AM.

Elche encounters Real Sociedad in a La Liga match. Elche with a record of 8-8-14 this season comes into this game with a 3-3-10 record on the road. Real Sociedad is 14-9-7 this season and is 9-4-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Elche and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Real Sociedad than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Real Sociedad and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Real Sociedad came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Elche at their home pitch.

The Elche Roster

The Players to Watch for the Elche

Johan Mojica DF



Johan Mojica has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Elche teammates, Johan Mojica had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Johan Mojica has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Johan Mojica has 0 Red Cards this season.

Fidel MF



As a scorer, Fidel had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Fidel has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Fidel has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Fidel has 1 Red Cards this season.

Omar Mascarell MF



Omar Mascarell has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Omar Mascarell has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Omar Mascarell has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Omar Mascarell has 0 Red Cards this season.

Enzo Roco DF



Enzo Roco has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Enzo Roco has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Enzo Roco has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Enzo Roco has 0 Red Cards this season.

Lucas Boyé FW



As a scorer, Lucas Boyé had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Lucas Boyé has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Lucas Boyé has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lucas Boyé has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Real Sociedad Roster

The Players to Watch for the Real Sociedad

Robin Le Normand DF



As a scorer, Robin Le Normand had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Robin Le Normand had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Robin Le Normand has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Le Normand has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mikel Merino MF



Mikel Merino has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Mikel Merino had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mikel Merino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mikel Merino has 0 Red Cards this season.

Aritz Elustondo DF



Aritz Elustondo has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Aritz Elustondo has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Aritz Elustondo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Aritz Elustondo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Andoni Gorosabel DF



As a scorer, Andoni Gorosabel had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Andoni Gorosabel had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andoni Gorosabel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andoni Gorosabel has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alexander Isak FW



Alexander Isak has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Alexander Isak had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alexander Isak has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Alexander Isak has 2 Red Cards this season.

Elche Team Stats

The Elche Offensive Stats and Metrics

Elche scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Elche scored those goals off assists 73.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.73 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Elche converted on 0.35 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Elche attempts 2.87 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Elche attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.3% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Elche Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Elche was able to hold opponents to 1.2 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Elche goalkeepers fended off 4.53 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 73.5% of shots on target were saved by Elche goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 20.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Elche. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Elche Utility Stats

Elche tried 11.7 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Elche in the top 81 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Elche has successfully intercepted 13.73 passes per 90 minutes of action. Elche is in the top 28 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Elche has committed 15.47 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Elche is in the top 89 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Elche drew 14.5 fouls. Elche is in the top 17 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Elche committed an offside 1.87 times. Elche is in the top 56 percentile in offside calls against them.







Real Sociedad Team Stats

The Real Sociedad Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Sociedad was able to score 0.77 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Sociedad was able to score 0.53 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Real Sociedad converted on 0.21 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Real Sociedad attempts 3.57 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Real Sociedad attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.8% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Real Sociedad Defensive Stats and Metrics

Real Sociedad gave up 0.87 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.17 shots were saved by Real Sociedad goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Real Sociedad truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 73.7% of shots on target were saved by Real Sociedad goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Real Sociedad goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 60.0% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Real Sociedad Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Real Sociedad had 10.43 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Real Sociedad is in the top 91 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad has successfully intercepted 12.33 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Real Sociedad in the top 42 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad has committed 14.4 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Real Sociedad is in the top 72 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Real Sociedad drew 14.6 fouls. Real Sociedad is in the top 15 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.97 times per 90 minutes of action. Real Sociedad is in the top 65 percentile in offside calls against them.

Elche vs. Real Sociedad Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Elche 1 Real Sociedad 2

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