Real Sociedad-Sevilla FC Preview
Pre-match reports


Having qualified for the UEFA Champions League after lifting their seventh UEFA Europa League title in Budapest, Sevilla face their final away game of the season against Real Sociedad.
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Real Sociedad-Sevilla FC, the 38th LaLiga Santander matchday, which will be played at the Reale Arena from 18:30 onwards.


Having secured their place in the UEFA Champions League after winning their seventh UEFA Europa League, Sevilla go into the game in eleventh place in the league table with 49 points. With 68 points and having also secured their place in next season's top continental competition, Real Sociedad go into the final game of the season in fourth place.

Past meetings

In their last three visits to San Sebastian, the Nervión side have not tasted defeat. In the penultimate LaLiga fixture of the 2019/20 season, the two sides shared the points in a goalless draw. A season later, Sevilla FC managed to overcome Carlos Fernández's early goal in two minutes thanks to goals from Fernando and En-Nesyri. In the 2021/22 season, another goalless game sealed a draw in the Basque Country.


For the final trip of the season, Tecatito Corona and Pape Gueye are back in the squad for José Luis Mendilibar, who will be without the suspended Acuña, as well as Marcao, Joan Jordán, Rekik and Fernando. For the visitors, the injured Silva and Sadiq join Elustondo on the list of absentees in Imanol Alguacil's squad.


Carlos del Cerro Grande, from Madrid. It will be the fourth time he has refereed Sevilla FC this season, with a 2-1 defeat away to Osasuna, a 2-1 loss to Real Sociedad in a game marked by two sending-offs and a 2-0 win over Valencia CF. His record with the Nervión side is 21 wins, 11 draws and 8 defeats. He has also refereed Real Sociedad twice this season, with the San Sebastian side winning the aforementioned match against Sevilla FC and another 2-1 home win over RCDE Espanyol. His record with Real Sociedad is 14 wins, 11 draws and 8 defeats. Santiago Valentín Pizarro Gómez will be in charge of VAR.