Real Sociedad and Athletic of Madrid in the Glass of Rey


Real Sociedad dispatches a soulless Atlético in the Copa del Rey

Published:19/01/2022 - 23:25h

Updated:21/01/2022 - 00:50h

With goals from Adnan Januzaj and Alexander Sørloth, Real Sociedad beat Atlético de Madrid 2-0 and qualified for the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Luis Suárez entered in the 55th minute, already with the game sentenced

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The Real Sociedad won 2-0 to the Athletic of Madrid in Anoeta with goals of Adnan Januzaj and Alexander Sørloth, in a party that worsened the bad moment of the directed by Diego Simeone. The marker finished being short in front of the superiority of the venues, that resolved the party grieve initiated the second part.

Januzaj Opened the marker in the minute 33 with a head butt after centre of Joseba Zaldua. Again the defence 'colchonera' yielded in the aerial game, with a centre from the left that the Belgian midfield player finished between the central. You grieve starting the second time, a horror of Felipe Augusto left hand manually to Sørloth so that the Norwegian fusilara to Jan Oblak. 2-0 in 47 minutes and party resolved.

Diego Simeone​ left again in the bench to Luis Suárez, betting by the pair Correa-Joao Félix. The Uruguayan forward ingresó in the minute 55 by Koke, but grieve could participate in the game. His more remarkable contribution: an assistance to Matheus Cunha that Álex Remiro commissioned to neutralise with a big cut across.

The result could have been wider for the 'txuri-urdines', of not being by the bad puntería of Mikel Merino and a saved of Cunha low sticks in front of a head butt of Robin Him Normand to empty door. At the end, comfortable victory for the Real, that confirms his good moment with a solvent presentation.

The Athletic, in free fall

For the group of the 'Cholo', the elimination copera supposes a new hit in his aspirations for recovering the senda winning. Tenth defeat of the season for a 'Aleti' that it will have to focus now in the eliminatory of eighth of final of the Champions League in front of the Manchester United. By his part, the directed by Imanol Bailiff will confront in chambers to the Betis of Manuel Pellegrini.

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