La Liga IST (Indian Time), Live Stream and TV telecast: After finishing last season in the middle of the table Real Sociedad is preparing to open its 2016–2017 La Liga season with the tough game against the reigning Champions League winners Real Madrid FC at their home ground Anoeta Stadium on Sunday, August 21.
La Liga IST Time and Live Stream
Match: Real Sociedad Vs Real Madrid (La Liga)
Date: August 21, 2016; 19:15 UK; 11:45 PM (21th August IST)
Venue: Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastián
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Real Sociedad coach Eusebio Sacristán will return for his second season with the club and he wants to improve on his squad’s ninth place position in 2015–2016. The team has bought three players during this transfer window such as Willian Jose from Deportivo Maldonado, Juanmi from Southampton, and goalkeeper Toño Ramirez from AEK Larnaca. The team also had several losses: Brazilian forward Jonathas went to Rubin Kazan while Eneko Capilla and Alberto de la Bella are sent on loan to Numancia and Olympiacos respectively.
Real Madrid is definitely joyous having back the injured Ballon d’Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo. The good news also that Karim Benzema is about to be fully fit. The rest of the familiar names such as: Toni Kroos, James Rodriguez, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos will also be available. There are not a lot of player movements at Real, except for Alvaro Morata reunion and the purchase of Marco Asensio from Espanyol. Young striker Jese was sold to Paris Saint-Germain.
Real Sociedad: Predicted Line-up (4–4‑2)
Rulli – I. Martinez, C. Martinez, Gonzalez, Berchiche – Prieto, Illarramendi, Bergara, Vela – Agirretxe, Juanmi.
Real Madrid: Predicted Line-up (4–3‑3)
Navas – Danilo, Marcelo, Ramos, Nacho – Modric, Rodriguez, Kroos – Bale, Ronaldo, Morata.