Real Sociedad beat Rayo Vallecano 1-0 (0-0) at home in the La Liga. The only goal of the game came from Oyarzabal in the second half.

The first half finished 0-0 and it took until the 68th minute before Mikel Oyarzabal scored to make it 1–0 for Real Sociedad, a goal that decided the game.

The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-2 draw, with Rayo Vallecano at home in January 2019.

In the next games in the La Liga, Real Sociedad will play Levante (home) on 2021-08-28, Cadiz (away) on 2021-09-12 and Sevilla (home) on 2021-09-19. Rayo Vallecano play Granada (home) on 2021-08-29, Levante (away) on 2021-09-12 and Getafe (home) on 2021-09-19.