Real Sociedad missed out on securing three points tonight as they settled for a draw against UD Almería at the Reale Arena. Despite controlling the match throughout, they saw their lead slip away in the final minutes, leaving them with a single point that feels like a missed opportunity.

From the outset, Real Sociedad dominated the game and created several chances from set-pieces to take the lead, but unfortunately, they failed to capitalize. While UD Almería posed little threat, they managed to score with Embarba finding the net following a possible foul on Traoré. However, Real Sociedad quickly responded, with Becker scoring a remarkable goal with a difficult shot after a well-executed cross from Galán. Despite their strong performance, they missed opportunities to take the lead before halftime, including chances for Becker and Oyarzabal, as well as a near miss from Zubimendi hitting the crossbar.

The second half only reinforced Real Sociedad's dominance, culminating in a second goal scored by Oyarzabal. The forward tapped in a volley from Becker. The realistas didn't see the result in danger, but almost at the end of the match, the referee awarded a penalty to Almería, and Zubeldia was sent off. Embarba scored to equalize, and that goal put the game to bed.

It's a frustrating result for Real Sociedad, who deserved better, but their inability to capitalize on their chances cost them victory. We are Real.

Match details:

Real Sociedad: Remiro, Traoré, Zubeldia, Le Normand, Javi Galán, Zubimendi, Merino, Zakharyan (Pacheco, min.89), Barrene (Turrientes, min.70), Becker (Take, min.70), and Oyarzabal (captain)(André Silva, min.78).

UD Almería: Maximiano, Pubill, Chumi, Edgar, Bruno Langa, Lopy (Baba, min.75), Robertone (captain), Jonathan Viera, Luka (Ramazani, min.46), Embarba, and Leo Baptistao (Lozano, min.79).

Goals: 0-1: Embarba, min.30. 1-1: Becker, min.32. 2-2: Embarba (penalty), min.88.

Referee: Díaz de Mera. He cautioned Le Normand and Zubimendi for the home team and Luka and Ramazani for the visitors.

Attendance: 26,520 spectators.

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