Real Sociedad await Granada with doubts from Japanese Take Kubo with the right confidence after a bad start to the season Neither the game nor the sensations were satisfactory, though with hopes that the additions of full-back Kieran Tierney and Russian midfielder Arsen Zakharyan will inject new energy into Txuri-Urdin football.
Three games ended in a drawin which the people of San Sebastián had been at the mercy of their rival for many moments, caused nervousness among the fans, who hoped to win those first games with a good win in order to focus on their upcoming participation in the Champions League.
Now it’s urgent to look for triumphs and action against Granada, who is equal on points in the lower range of the ratingIt is presented as a favorable situation when Imanol Alguacil receives an improved version of his team with the new signings and is waiting for Portuguese André Silva to join the ranks.
National team player Mikel Merino’s recoverywho missed the first two days but showed he was ready and able to contribute to the goalless draw at the Gran Canaria stadium is a relief for the San Sebastian team in the current situation.
Above there are doubts Barrenetxea and Oyarzabal fight for one position and Carlos Fernández and Sadiq for anotherwhile Japanese Kubo, who has only spent a day training with the team, is most uncertain about his contribution against Granada.
Granada visits Real Sociedad looking for his first points of the season at home with the certainty of having opened his winning box on the last day against Mallorca (3:2).
Premiere at home before the break in LaLiga to part with the positions listed below as soon as possible and confirming the good feelings with points is the aim of the Rojiblancos in San Sebastián.
In the absence of an indication of the definitive composition of the squad in the form of registrations and deregistrations At the end of the summer market in Granada there is news about the clash with the royalists.
The main reason is the sacking of Argentinian striker Lucas Boyéwas included in the team transferred from Elche this Thursday and even has the opportunity to start against Real Sociedad.
The versatile Antonio Puertas, after missing the game against Mallorca through suspension, Midfielder Gonzalo Villar has also recovered from his physical problems, although both will initially be on the bench.
Central defenders Jesús Vallejo and Raúl Torrente are both injuredthe second has already recovered from his physical problems, but is eliminated because he still lacks the necessary rhythm.
It is foreseeable that Raúl Fernández will be back in goalwho started against Mallorca after playing Portuguese André Ferreira in the first two days.
the rest of the eleven It could be the same as against Mallorca The only question is whether José Callejón will continue to play up front alongside Albanian Myrto Uzuni or whether Lucas Boyé will be the direct starter.
Royal Society: Remiro; Traore, Zubeldia, Le Normand, Aihen; zubimendi, merino, brais; Momo Cho or Kubo, Oyarzabal, Sadiq.
Granada: Raul Fernández; Ricard, Rubio, Ignasi Miquel, Carlos Neva; Gumbau, Sergio Ruiz, Melendo, Bryan; Uzuni and Callejón or Lucas Boyé.
Referee: Iglesias Villanueva (Galicians).
Stadium: Royal Arena