PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad prediction and betting tips (September 16)
This is the first ever meeting between PSV and Sociedad. Who wins their first head-to-head match? the home team or the away team?
Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad) is in top form this season
Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad) is in top form this season

Real Sociedad will face PSV Eindhoven in Round 1 of the 2021 Europa League games.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, 16 September 2021. The match venue is Philips Stadium, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Below are the betting tips and match prediction for the PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad (September 16) game. Before we get to that, let’s preview the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineup.

PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad (September 16) latest betting odds

Top betting site price PSV Eindhoven to win at 2.35 (+135 American; 27/20 Fractional). A draw is priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2), while Real Sociedad to win is priced at 2.90 (+190; 19/10).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: PSV — 40%, draw — 27%, Real Sociedad — 33%.

Latest betting odds on PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad (16 September 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on PSV Eindhoven — 2.05 (+105; 21/2)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Real Sociedad — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)

PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad (September 16) match preview and statistics

PSV Eindhoven didn’t qualify for the Champions League as they lost to Benfica 1-2 (Agg) in the qualifiers. So they are headed to the Europa League.

PSV have been on a good run of late, with four wins in four league matches. They beat AZ Alkmaar 3-0 in the last game. Olivier Boscagli opened the scores in the 14th minute of the first half, assisted by Philipp Mwene. Yorbe Vertessen doubled the lead in the 68th minute, while Ritsu Doan scored the third in the 82nd minute, assisted by Yorbe Vertessen with a headed pass.

Roger Schmidt’s team had 40%, 10 shots, created 10 chances and a 1.16 xG. They are in top form, hopefully, they maintain this form in the league.

PSV Eindhoven team news: Maxi Romero, Davy Propper and Richard Ledezma are unavailable due to injuries.

Real Sociedad finished fifth in La Liga and qualified for the Europa League. They’ve lost only one game this season, and it was the Round 1 game. Since then, it’s been three straight wins.

La Real won 2-0 in the last game against Cadiz. Mikel Oyarzabal was the saviour in the last match. He scored the two goals in the match. A header in the 70th minute from a through ball by Artiz Elustondo was the first. They received a penalty in the 82nd minute and Oyarzabal converted it.

Real Sociedad dominated the game in every top stats with 78% possession, 16 shots, 11 chances, three big chances and a 2.13 xG. They completed the most passes (500) more than Cadiz who had 100. A win would be the ideal start for the San Sebastian side.

Real Sociedad team news: Ander Barrenetxea, Asier Illarramendi, Diego Rico, Jon Guridi and Nacho Monreal are sidelined due to injuries. Carlos Fernandez is not available until late February.

PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad H2H

Both teams have never met before in any competition, this is going to be their first meeting.

PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad (September 16) key players and lineups

PSV Eindhoven projected starting lineup:

  • Joel Drommel
  • Philipp Mwene
  • Andre Ramalho Silva
  • Armando Obispo
  • Philipp Max
  • Marco Van Ginkel
  • Olivier Boscagli
  • Noni Madueke
  • Mario Gotze
  • Cody Gakpo
  • Eran Zahavi

The key player to watch out for is Cody Gakpo. He has a goal and three assists in four matches this season. Can’t wait to experience another top performance from the winger.

Real Sociedad projected starting lineup:

  • Alex Remiro
  • Andoni Gorosabel
  • Aritz Elustondo
  • Robin Le Normand
  • Aihen Munoz
  • Mikel Merino
  • Cristian Portu
  • Ander Guevara
  • David Silva
  • Mikel Oyarzabal
  • Alexander Isak

Mikel Oyarzabal is the key player to watch out for in this match. The Spanish international is in top form this season, he has four goals in four matches. Goal involvements with the expected of the Spaniard in this match.

PSV Eindhoven vs Real Sociedad (September 16) betting tips and prediction

Both teams are going head-to-head for the first time ever in this match. PSV and La Real are in good form for this tie, winning each of their last two matches. Real Sociedad has a higher to dominate the game, they’ve dominated every game they’ve won in possession and other top stats. Besides that, the Spanish team has better players.

PSV Eindhoven are the underdogs in this game and can upset Sociedad. They are also in good form and you shouldn’t write them off.

Betting prediction: Under 3.5 goals

Odds: 1.66 (-150 American; 2/3 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Real Sociedad

Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)

Football UEFA Europa League . Group B. Round 1
PSV Eindhoven — Real Sociedad
Under 3.5 goals
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