AZ Alkmaar vs Real Sociedad Match Preview
Coming up on Thursday evening (UK time), in a Europa League fixture, AZ Alkmaar will be taking on Real Sociedad at AFAS Stadion with a 8:00pm start.
BT Sport Digital Exclusive will broadcast this one in the UK.
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Head To Head
To start, Frog highlights that AZ Alkmaar played Real Sociedad earlier this month. It was a Europa League clash. The winners at the final whistle were Real Sociedad securing a margin of 1-0.
Note that this was the first time these sides have met, in ten years of data.
AZ Alkmaar have played 37 times in the last year and they have 17 wins; 9 draws; and 11 losses. This gives them a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 45%-24%-29%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.73 goals for, and 1.22 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 47% (9 wins). There have been 19 home fixtures. 31% (6) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 21% (4) ending in a loss for the home side.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.79. They have conceded 1.0 on average.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 23 goals in their last ten matches and 4 of these latest matches have been victories. Of those ten matches, 6 of them have seen both sides score... The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 7 games in these last ten outings.
Real Sociedad have played 33 times in the last year. They have 21 wins; 4 draws; and 8 losses. This gives them a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 63%-12%-24%.
During this recent year, they average 2.06 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 0.91.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 56% (9 wins) from the most recent 16 away fixtures. 12% (2) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 31% (5) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 2.19 and they have conceded 1.19 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have a total of 21 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 80%. Of those ten matches, 2 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 from the last ten.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 3 matches.