Real Sociedad and Mirandés measure forces at Estadio Municipal de Anoeta, in a match for this phase of the Copa del Rey (Semi-finals). There is no recent record of direct clashes between these two teams, which have not played any games in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 10-11-2004, in a match that ended the final score: Mirandés (0‑0) Real Sociedad. Mirandés presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor can be decisive.
The home team reaches this stage of the Copa del Rey (Semi-finals) after having played previous qualifiers with: Real Madrid, Osasuna, Espanyol, Ceuta and Becerril. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 21 suffered; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium, with 29 goals scored and 15 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a home victory with Athletic Club by (2‑1). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Real Sociedad won 6, drew 2 and lost 2.
For this competition, record a sequence of 5 wins in their last matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 32 of their last 49 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. This is a team that usually scores many times first: he opened the scoring in 13 of his last 15 games, of these 13 he came to rest in advantage in 6 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 9.
The Real Sociedad comes motivated to this match, after a 2-1 victory at home, against Atlético de Bilbao: Portu and Isak scored the victory goals. It is possible to see that the local team prefers the right flank to attack, taking advantage of the depth offered by the right lane Joseba Zaldúa. Despite being a team that likes to play in the middle of the field, he also gets out easily for the counterattack. It should be noted that at the defensive moment the Royal Society proves to be a very aggressive team, giving the rival little space. The coach of the local team may not have Diego Llorente, Asier Illarramendi and David Zurutuza, delivered to the medical department. It should be noted that Andoni Gorosabel is suspended.
Until reaching this stage of the Copa del Rey (Semi-finals), the visiting team eliminated: Villarreal, Sevilla, Celta de Vigo, UCAM Murcia and Coruxo. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins and 8 draws in his stadium. In the last match he played, for the Second Division, he tied with Sporting Gijón out by (2-2). In its last 10 away games, Mirandés records 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches for This competition In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times, but got the comeback in 3.
The Mirandés comes to this match after a 2×2 draw, in the visit to the Sporting Gijón stadium. The greatest strength of the visiting team is its ability to attack through rapid transitions. It should be noted that from the defensive point of view, the difficulties increase when the rival team attacks by the wings. The Brazilian Marcos André is the player responsible for creating problems for the rival defense and his greatest quality is the finalization. One of the great qualities of the Mirandés are the aerial duels, since most of the time it manages to leave in advantage. The visiting coach must have all the players available for this semifinal of the Copa del Rey.