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Real Sociedad won the hearts of many when they shockingly earned their place in the Champions League after finishing fourth in the La Liga table last season. That is not the same team we see today.
Last season, La Real was a machine. The defense was flawless, midfield play was as good as any and there was a plethora of scoring options up front.
However, this season is a completely different story. The once formidable defense is leaking goals, while the midfield is struggling to keep possession. Scoring has become extremely difficult for the Basque club, and things seem to be getting worse.
Manager Jagoba Arrasate is doing everything in his power to keep La Real one of the top teams in La Liga, but it just isn’t happening.
La Real will most likely finish mid-table this year, and that will be a shame. The players must get back to their best now, or any dreams of playing in Europe next season will be gone.