Barcelona will look to return to winning ways in La Liga when they make the trip to Real Sociedad on Thursday.
Xavi’s men are currently 18 points behind league leaders Real Madrid, while the Basque outfit are sitting in sixthsix points behind fourth-placed Atlético Madrid.
The hosts going strong
La Real have been in strong form, earning 11 points from their last five matches, including a 0-0 draw with fifth-placed Real Betis last Friday.
The hosts have been delivering good performances in front of their fans this campaign, picking up 32 points from 16 gamesand recording nine wins in the process.
Barcelona have the second-best away record in Spain’s top flight, with the Catalan team collecting 28 points from 16 matches. La Real have also lost nine of their last 10 league clashes against Barcelona.
Barça, still hurt by their shocking loss vs Frankfurt
Meanwhile, the Catalan powerhouses won seven straight league matches that left them in charge of the second spot, but they suffered an unexpected 0-1 home loss to Cádiz on Monday.
The Blaugrana are now level on points with fourth-placed Sevilla and one behind Atlético in secondwhile Real Betis, sitting fifth, are just three points behind, so Barça’s chances of qualifying for the next Champions League edition are on the line in the upcoming matches.
But the truth is that their shocking elimination at home by Eintracht Frankfurt in the quarter-finals of the Europa League last week, has had a negative impact on a team that looked unstoppable after a remarkable unbeaten run in all competitions.
What time does Real Sociedad vs Barcelona start?
The La Liga fixture between Real Sociedad and Barcelona will kick off at the Reale Arena on 21 April 2022 at 9:30 pm local time (CEST).
In the US, that’s 3:30 pm ET and 12:30 pm PT.
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Where can I watch Real Sociedad vs Barcelona in the US and UK?
In the US and UK, the following television channels and online streaming platforms will be broadcasting Real Sociedad vs Barcelona:
US: ESPN +
UK: LaLigaTV, Premier Player HD, Premier Sports 1
Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: live with AS USA
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