Just like that

We didn't deserve to win, but we didn't deserve to lose either. La Real come away empty-handed against Valladolid, which  scored on their only chance and took all the three points at the Reale Arena.

Hardly anything happened in the first half. Both teams tried lacked clarity. However, the first chance of note fell to La Real. The ball ended up at the feet of Marín, who assisted Sorloth. The Norwegian tried his luck in front of Masip, but his shot hit the woodwork.

It was also difficult to create chances in the second half, but la Real was the side that was more focused. Sorloth tried his luck once again, but his left-footed shot from the edge of the area went just wide. Then, Kubo, in a couple of free shots, was denied by the keeper. Valladolid had not reached Remiro’s box, but in an isolated action, Larin scored with a header to put the visitors ahead. Brais Méndez, from Aihen's cross, could have equalized with a header that went over the bar. In stoppage time, Kubo missed a ball inside the area.

Taking into account other results, this defeat hurts a little less. We have to keep going. Aurrera, Reala!

Match details:

Real Sociedad: Remiro, Barrene (Brais Méndez, min.46), Zubeldia, Le Normand, Rico (Aihen, min.45), Illarra (cap)(Olasagasti, min.77), Zubimendi, Navarro (Oyarzabal, min.62), Marín (Carlos Fdez.,min.84), Take and Sorloth.

Real Valladolid: Masip (cap), Luis Pérez, Javi Sánchez, Hongla (El Yamiq, min.83), Olaza, Kike (Aguado, min.67), Monchu, Óscar Plano (Iván Sánchez, min.58), Plata (Rosa, min.83), Machis and Sergio León (Larin, min.58).

Goal: 0-1: Larin, min.73.

Referee: González Fuertes. Cautioned Rico, Barrene, Illarra and Carlos Fernández for Real Sociedad and Javi Sánchez, Olaza, Óscar Plano, Hongla and Larin for Real Valladolid.

Attendance: 32,214 spectators.

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