This weekend, Real Madrid will host Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium and with both teams currently playing some absolutely brilliant football in La Liga, this one is bound to be one cracker of a game.

Of course, the hosts are slight favourites going into the clash but even though the Galacticos are formidable within their own fortress, La Real have been quite a revelation this season and an upset could very well be on the cards.

This tactical analysis preview will look ahead to the game and try and predict both team’s playstyles as well as giving an analysis of their expected tactics.

Real Madrid’s approach

Going into this game, there are two main aspects that Zinedine Zidane’s men will want to utilise in their tactics of overcoming a rampant Real Sociedad team. La Real usually defend with an aggressive press – which we will explain further down the line of this tactical analysis preview – and overcoming that press will be absolutely crucial for Los Blancos.

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