Real earn hard-fought win over Atlético de Madrid 2-0 on Saturday at Reale Seguros Stadium. Real Sociedad arrived with the intention of regaining victory after losing against Athletic 2-0 while Atlético de Madrid won in their last two matches of the competition against Eibar at home stadium, and Leganés away, by 3-2 and 0-1 respectively. As of today, Real Sociedad and Atlético de Madrid occupy position 5th (7 points) and 1st (9 points) respectively after playing a total of 4 matches.
The first part ended with little further action at either end and goalless.
Real Sociedad took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Martin Odegaard in the 58th minute. Later, Real Sociedad scored again and increased their lead 2-0 thanks to a goal from Nacho Monreal 61 minutes in the game, which saw the second half to a 2-0.
Both coaches made their full set of substitutions. For Real Sociedad Willian Jose, Adnan Januzaj and David Zurutuza came on for Alexander Isak, Portu and Mikel Merino, and Atlético brought on Antonio Adán, Marcos Llorente and Ángel Correa for Jan Oblak, Thomas Lemar and Félix Joao.
The referee booked Igor Zubeldia from Real, while for Atlético de Madrid Kieran Trippier, Marcos Llorente and Diego Costa saw a yellow card as well.
Real Sociedad will play against Espanyol at away stadium, while Atlético de Madrid will face Celta at home stadium.