Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad - La Liga: TV channel, team news, lineups & prediction

Real Madrid won 4-1 when the teams last met in March
Real Madrid won 4-1 when the teams last met in March / Angel Martinez/GettyImages

Real Sociedad will have the chance to move level on points with Real Madrid when they face the reigning La Liga champions on Sunday.

Both clubs have enjoyed strong league campaigns and look set to finish inside the top three with Real Madrid 10tenpoints clear of Atletico Madrid and Sociedad seven ahead of Diego Simeone's side.

Whether David Silva and co battle one Madrid side for a top-two spot and maybe even the title or just focus on staying ahead of the other in the closing stages of the season will largely depend on how they do at the Bernabeu.

Here's everything you need to know about one of the biggest games of the La Liga season.

Where are Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad playing?

  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Stadium: Santiago Bernabeu
  • Date: Sunday 29 January
  • Kick-off Time: 20:00 GMT / 15:00 EST / 12:00 PST
  • Referee: Mario Melero Lopez

Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad H2H Results (Last Five Games)

  • Real Madrid: 3 Wins
  • Real Sociedad: 0 Wins
  • Draws: 2

Current Form (Last Five Games)

  • Real Madrid: WLWWW
  • Real Sociedad: WWWWL

How to watch Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad on TV and live stream

United Kingdom

  • Viaplay Sports 1 (UK)
  • LaLiga TV (UK)

United States

  • ESPN+ (United States)


  • TSN+ (Canada)

Real Madrid team news

It was hoped David Alaba would make his return against Atletico Madrid after picking up a calf injury but he was unable to do so, suffering a setback that will likely keep him out of this match too. He's not the only defender with fitness issues, with Ferland Mendy and Dani Carvajal doubts as well along with Lucas Vasquez and Eden Hazard.

Real Madrid predicted lineup vs Real Sociedad

(4-3-3): Courtois; Nacho, Militao, Rudiger, Camavinga; Modric, Kroos, Ceballos; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius.
Bench: Lunin, Lopez, Odriozola, Vallejo, Martin, Hazard, Rodrygo, Asensio, Diaz.

Real Sociedad team news

Real Sociedad have a long injury list with a number of key players on it including David Silva, Mikel Merino and Andoni Gorosabel. They'll all miss out on the match with Real Madrid as will Umar Sadiq, Ander Guevera, Alex Sola, Martin Merquelanz, Jon Pacheco and Mohamed-Ali Cho.

Real Sociedad predicted lineup vs Real Madrid

(4-3-1-2): Remiro; Elustondo, Zubeldia, Le Normand, Rico; Mendez, Zubimendi, Marin; Kubo; Sorloth, Oyarzabal.
Bench: Zibiaurre, Munoz, Olasagasti, Martin, Turrientes, Illarramendi, Barrenetxea, Navarro, Fernandez.

Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad score prediction

With Real Madrid trailing Barcelona and Sociedad behind Real Madrid in the standings, this a match both teams will be aiming to win. That along with the fact that both sides will be missing several key players should make it an open affair with plenty of goals.

Carlo Ancelotti's side undoubtedly have the firepower to cause their opponents big problems, but they look far less convincing at the other end with a makeshift defence.

Prediction: Real Madrid 2-2 Real Sociedad