The surprise team of the reformed Copa del Rey, the CD Mirandes, made it to the semi-finals and meets Real Sociedad here.
Real Sociedad vs Mirandes Betting Odds and Predictions
The second division club had three first division teams in a row on the way there: At home, they beat Celta Vigo (2-1 a.V.), Sevilla FC (3-1) and finally in the quarterfinals Villarreal CF (4-2).
Since only one game was played until the semi-finals, as in the German DFB Cup, Mirandes hosted the three La Liga clubs at Estadio Municipal de Anduva and made use of the home advantage – to the great surprise of football fans in Spain.
But now, in the semifinals, the mode is changed – the finalist is sought in the first and second leg. So Mirandes has to compete first with Real Sociedad, who previously also provided a little surprise in their quarter-finals and conquered Real Madrid, winning at the Bernabeu.
Real Sociedad – Statistics & current form
That Real Sociedad is in the semi-finals of the Copa is as surprising for some as Mirandes entry into the round of four. Because Real Sociedad was in the quarterfinals at the Bernabeu with Real Madrid, who had not lost 21 games in a row.
After 70 minutes, the Basques suddenly led 4: 1, at the end it was 4: 3. Real Sociedad ended the impressive series of the Madrilenians, stormed the Bernabeu and ultimately into the semi-finals. The cheers at the “Txuri-urdin” were correspondingly great.
Alexander Isak, formerly employed by Borussia Dortmund, scored twice in the away coup. The Swede is in impressive shape, has scored a sensational 12 goals in the last twelve games and has thus earned Willian José’s place.
Isak snapped again in the Basque derby last weekend, scoring the decisive goal shortly before the end of the 2-1 win against Athletic Bilbao. If you think Isak can score in the cup first leg, you can play Real Sociedad vs. Mirandes his tip on the Sweden as a scorer.
Probable lineup of Real Sociedad:
➤ Remiro – Zaldua, Le Normand, Elustondo, Monreal – Zubeldia, Merino, Odegaard, Januzaj, Oyarzabal – Isak
Last Real Sociedad games:
⚽️ 02/09/2020 – Real Sociedad vs. Athletic Bilbao 2-1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 02/06/2020 – Real Madrid vs. Real Sociedad 3: 4 (Copa del Rey)
⚽️ 02.02.2020 – CD Leganés vs. Real Sociedad 2-1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 01/29/2020 – Real Sociedad vs. CA Osasuna 3: 1 (Copa del Rey)
⚽️ 01/26/2020 – Real Sociedad vs. Mallorca 3-0 (La Liga)
Mirandes – Statistics & current form
Of course, “La Real” is the favorite in the encounter, but the first division should not take Mirandes lightly. Not only has the club from the 35,000-inhabitant town of Miranda de Ebro eliminated three first division teams from the Copa, the second division team is also difficult to beat.
Cross-competition Mirandes has been without defeat for twelve games. However, the engine in the Segunda Division stutters a bit, the last five games all ended in a draw.
The team of coach Andoni Iraola, a former Athletic Bilbao player, specializes in a tie. Mirandes has played draws twelve times this season. In the league, Mirandes is ranked tenth in the table, four points behind the playoff positions and ten points behind in second place, which leads directly to promotion.
So if you think that the small second division club can annoy the favorite from San Sebastian in the first leg, you should make your cross at Real Sociedad against Mirandes on X. Here the betting providers offer odds of up to 5.00, so the tip on draws can be worthwhile.
Probable lineup of Mirandes:
➤ Limones – Gonzales, Onaindia, Gonzalez, Kijera – Sanchez, Malsa, Rey, Peña, Merqualanz – Aias
Last games from Mirandes:
⚽️ 02/09/2020 – Gijon vs. Mirandes 2-2 (Segunda Division)
⚽️ 05.02.2020 – Mirandes vs. Villarreal 4: 2 (Copa del Rey)
⚽️ 02.02.2020 – Mirandes vs. Rayo Vallecano 0-0 (Segunda Division)
⚽️ 01/30/2020 – Mirandes vs. Sevilla 3: 1 (Copa del Rey)
⚽️ 01/26/2020 – Malaga vs. Mirandes 2-2 (Segunda Division)
Real Sociedad vs Mirandes Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
Real Sociedad and the CD Mirandes first met in history – just in the Copa del Rey, in 2004.
Here the underdog prevailed after penalties. Otherwise, the two clubs never crossed the blades, which is because Mirandes has never played in the first Spanish league.
Little Mirandes is only six years old in the Segunda Division.
Real Sociedad vs Mirandes Betting Odds and Predictions
Mirandes has an advantage over the favorite from San Sebastian: The second division side will play the second leg at home in Estadio de Anduva, where they have recently eliminated three first division teams.
There were three successes against favorites from the Primera Division, but a surprise abroad will be extremely difficult. In addition, because La Real is spurred by two great victories in a row: First you stormed the Bernabeu and beat Real Madrid in the cup quarter-finals, then you won the hot Basque derby against arch-rival Athletic Bilbao in front of your home crowd.
Real Sociedad vs Mirandes Betting odds comparison – Copa del Rey 2020
🔺 Betting Prediction: Real Sociedad
🔺 Betting Odds: 1.36
🔺 Betting Prediction: Draw
🔺 Betting Odds: 5.00
🔺 Betting Prediction: Mirandes
🔺 Betting Odds: 12.50
Key Facts – Real Sociedad vs Mirandes tips
🔻 Mirandes won the only encounter with Real Sociedad – just in the Copa
🔻 Mirandes has been unbeaten for 12 games
🔻 Real Sociedad striker Isak is strong: 12 goals in 12 games
The team from LaLiga already has the favorite status, not only because of the league membership and the two success stories recently.
In addition: Real Sociedad is strong at home anyway (6/2/3), but above all aggressive: Only FC Barcelona have scored more home goals than the Basques.
That is why we are making the forecast for the Real Sociedad vs Mirandes cup game: The first division team wins the game, with (at least) two goals ahead. That’s why we allude to handicap -1 with five units on home win, the betting odds of the betting providers here go up to 2.00 – we think that’s good value.
🔺 Competition: Copa del Rey
🔺 Date: Feb 13, 2020
🔺 Betting Prediction: Handicap: victory at home
🔺 Betting Odds: 2
🔺 Stake: 5/10 units