Real Sociedad brilliantly won the Basque derby against Athletic Bilbao (3-1) on Saturday night.
Real Sociedad achieved a big blow by winning the Basque derby against Athletic Bilbao (3-1) on Saturday evening, as part of the 17th day of La Liga.
The Txuri-Urdin made the difference in the first period, with goals from Alexander Sorloth (25th) and Takefusa Kubo (37th), while Oihan Sancet reduced the gap before the break (40th). Returning from the locker room, Real Sociedad killed the match with a penalty which will lead to the exclusion of Yeray Alvarez, and transformed by Mikel Oyarzabal (62nd).
In the standings, Real Sociedad consolidates its third place, with this fourth success in a row, and can clearly dream of the Champions League. Athletic Bilbao is 8th.