Barcelona will be keen to maintain their good run of when they welcome Real Sociedad to Camp Nou for an intriguing Copa del Rey quarter-final contest. The Wednesday night clash will be heavily in favour of the home side for obvious reasons, however, Sociedad cannot be taken lightly. This is not the first time these two sides have faced each other this season. When they met at the beginning of this La Liga campaign, Barcelona won 4-1 away from home.
Both teams are sitting at the top end of the table and are currently experiencing a good run of form. Even though home advantage might favour Barcelona, Sociedad will be filled with confidence while setting foot inside the Camp Nou stadium. As things stand, Real Sociedad are sitting third in the La Liga table with 38 points from 18 games. They are on a five-match winning streak in the league.
On the other hand, Barcelona are also on an impressive streak in all competitions. The Catalan giants are deservedly sitting at the top of the standings. With 44 points from 17 games, Xavi’s side have been nearly unstoppable this campaign. They have lost just once all season and drew only two other times. The remaining 14 games they won in the league. Despite their impressive form, Barcelona have to be at the top of their game to get the win on Wednesday night.
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Barcelona vs Real Sociedad: Copa del Rey Records, Stats & Goals
These two clubs have a rich history together and have battled each other on numerous occasions. If those fixtures are narrowed down to Copa del Rey, there will be a total of 34 games that has taken place between them. Barcelona – as expected – won the majority of them with 22. Real Sociedad have tasted success only three times, while the remaining nine games ended in draws. The last time they faced each other was in the quarter-final of the 2016-17 season. Barcelona won 1-0 away from home before thumping Sociedad 5-2 at Camp Nou in the second leg.
|Real Sociedad won||3|
|Total Barcelona goals||81|
|Total Real Sociedad goals||34|
|Biggest Barcelona win||6-0 (1928)|
|Biggest Real Sociedad win||5-1 (1969)|
Head to Head
|Last 5 match-results||Score|
|Real Sociedad lose to Barcelona||1-4|
|Real Sociedad lose to Barcelona||0-1|
|Barcelona beat Real Sociedad||4-2|
|Real Sociedad lose to Barcelona||1-6|
|Real Sociedad lose to Barcelona||1-2|