Moving forward


Real Sociedad emerged victorious this afternoon against Deportivo Alavés thanks to a goal from Pacheco in the second half. In a determined and disciplined match, the realistas secured three valuable points that solidify their position in the European spots.Real Sociedad controlled the game effectively from the start, with their most dangerous attacks stemming from quick transitions rather than static play. Barrene narrowly missed a close-range shot, and Oyarzabal's attempt was thwarted by Abqar, coming close to putting the visitors ahead. Alavés hit the post with a shot from Rioja, following a clear foul on Zakharyan at the edge of the opposite area, which the referee overlooked.In the second half, Real Sociedad continued to outperform Alavés, eventually taking the lead. Pacheco, who had previously come close with a corner that Sivera saved brilliantly, scored with a diving header, capitalizing on Zakharyan's precise cross. Despite Alavés's persistence, they failed to trouble Remiro in the second half.This triumph solidifies Real Sociedad's position in Europe and allows them to set their sights higher in this final stretch of the league. We are Real.

Match details:

Deportivo Alavés: Sivera, Gorosabel, Abqar, Marín, Javi López, Antonio Blanco, Guevara (Benavidez, min.66), Guridi (Panichelli, min.66), Carlos Vicente (Simeone, min.75), Luis Rioja (cap)(Rebbach, min.75), and Samu (Kike García, min.75).

Real Sociedad: Remiro, Traoré, Zubeldia, Pacheco, Javi Galán, Zubimendi, Merino, Zakharyan (Turrientes, min.82), Barrene (André Silva, min.69), Take (Beceker, min.44), and Oyarzabal (cap)(Tierney, min.69).

Goals: 0-1: Pacheco, min.59.

Referee: Hernández Maeso. He booked Guevara and Abqar for Alavéz and Merino and Pacheco for Real Sociedad.

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