PSV will host Real Sociedad in the 1st round of the Europa League group stage. The match will take place at Philips Arena on September 16.
PSV last season became the silver medalist of the Netherlands championship and received the right to start in the Champions League qualification. However, it was not possible to get to the group stage.
PSV passed FC Midtjylland (3: 1 and 1: 0), but stumbled on Benfica (1: 2 and 0: 0). The defeat from Lisbon is still the only one for PSV this season in 11 matches.
In the domestic arena PSV won the Super Cup of the country, beating Ajax 4-0, and in the championship won all four matches with a total score of 14: 3. In the previous round, PSV defeated AZ with a score of 3: 0.
Such a confident start allowed PSV to single-handedly lead the table of the national championship.
Last season , Real Sociedad finished fifth in the Example, which allowed the team to qualify directly for the Europa League group stage.
In the new season, Real Sociedad managed to play four matches – all within the framework of the Spanish Championship. The team first lost to Barcelona (2: 4), and then won three wins in a row.
Sociedad alternately beat Rayo Vallecano (1: 0), Levante (1: 0) and Cadiz (2: 0).
In the Spanish league table, Real Sociedad is fourth, 1 point behind the top three.
Forecast and rate
The odds for PSV’s victory are 2.41 , for a draw – 3.65 , and for Real Sociedad – 2.85 .
PSV is in good shape and must achieve results in his field. It is to be expected that the Dutch club will want to make a reserve even before the break.
Forecast and bet on the match – PSV will score in the first half with the odds of 1.92.