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Real Sociedad vs Napoli Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Close call in the UEFA Europa League

  • Real Sociedad host Napoli in UEFA Europa League on Thursday
  • Match is being played at the Reale Arena in Spain
  • Real Sociedad are top of La Liga, undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches
  • Napoli have won their last 5 matches in Serie A
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Real Sociedad host Napoli in UEFA Europa League (Getty Images)

Real Sociedad are leading La Liga as they host Napoli in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday. The Italian club have a superior squad, can they get a result in Spain?

Real Sociedad Form


Real Sociedad had an inconsistent start to the season but are currently top of La Liga. The basque club won 3-0 against Getafe and 3-0 at Real Betis, holding the opposition to under 0.32 expected goals in both wins.

Imanol Alguacil’s side got their Europa League campaign underway with a 1-0 win against Rijeka. Jon Bautista came off the bench in Croatia and scored the winner in added time.

Real Sociedad’s last match was a 4-1 home win against Huesca. Mikel Oyarzabal bagged a brace with goals to Portu and Alexander Isak wrapping it up. 

David Silva registered two assists, he continues to improve after his move from Manchester City.

Real Sociedad Team News


Defensive midfielder and captain Asier Illarramendi is injured. 

Right back Joseba Zaldua, midfielder Igor Zubeldia and winger Ander Barrenetxea are doubtful.

Napoli Form


Napoli started the Serie A season with a 2-0 win at Parma and 6-0 home win against Genoa. They were awarded a 3-0 defeat against Juventus after failing to travel to Torino following a coronavirus outbreak.

Gennaro Gattuso’s side bounced back with a 4-1 win against free scoring Atalanta. Hirving Lozano (2), Matteo Politano and Victor Osimhen scored in the first half before they took their foot off the gas.

Napoli lost 1-0 at home to AZ Alkmaar in their opening Europa League match. It was an incredible result after having 73% possession and 20-5 shots.

Napoli’s last match was a 2-1 win at Benevento after having 66% possession and 2.27-0.65 expected goals. They were 1-0 down at half time but recovered with goals to Lorenzo Insigne and Andrea Petagna, Matteo Politano providing two assists.

Napoli Team News


Right back Kévin Malcuit and striker Fernando Llorente are ineligible. 

Midfielders Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas are doubtful after recently testing positive for coronavirus.

Real Sociedad vs Napoli Head to Head


This is the first meeting between Napoli and Real Sociedad.

Real Sociedad vs Napoli Odds


Bookmakers can’t split these sides. Real Sociedad are available at 2.70 at Unibet with Napoli listed at 2.75 at betfair. A draw can be backed at 3.40 at bet365.

Real Sociedad vs Napoli Stats


  • Real Sociedad have won their last 4 matches in all competitions.
  • Real Sociedad are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Real Sociedad are undefeated in 5 of their last 6 home matches (UEFA Europa League).
  • Real Sociedad have kept 4 clean sheets in their last 6 home matches (UEFA Europa League).
  • Napoli have won their last 5 matches (Serie A).
  • Napoli are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 group stage matches (UEFA Europa League).

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Where is Real Sociedad vs Napoli being played?

Real Sociedad vs Napoli is being played at Reale Arena in Donostia-San Sebastián in Spain.

When is Real Sociedad vs Napoli being played?

Real Sociedad vs Napoli is being played at 20:00 GMT on Thursday 29 October 2020.

What competition are Real Sociedad vs Napoli playing in?

Real Sociedad vs Napoli are playing in UEFA Europa League.

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Verdict

Real Sociedad are in great form but Napoli will present a tough challenge. This should be a close match with a draw the tip in Spain.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @240 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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