ITERESTING STATISTICS 

Atletico won in 7 of their last 8 home matches against Sociedad in all competitions. from their last 8 matches in La Liga. Atletico are unbeaten in their last 11 home games in La Liga. Sociedad are unbeaten in their last 8 matches in La Liga. Sociedad have always scored one goal per game in their last 5 matches in all competitions. The two coaches, Diego Simeone and Imanol Alguacil have met 6 times before. Simeone won 3 times, drew once, Alguacil won 2 times. 13 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. Alguacil's record against Atletico: 6 games, 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad will be refereed by Jose Montero. Montero has led 4 La Liga matches this season with 23 yellow cards and 2 red cards. Atletico's record when refereed by Montero: 10 games, 7 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Sociedad's record when refereed by Montero: 18 matches, 10 wins 3 draws and 5 losses. 

KEY PLAYERS 

Atletico Madrid Top Scorer: Luis Suarez (4 gol) Top Assist: Thomas Lemar (2 assist) Top Rating: Jose Gimenez (7,08) 

Real sociedad Top Scorer : Mikel Oyarzabal (6 goals) Top Assists : Mikel Oyarzabal and 7 other players (1 assist ) Top Rating : Mikel Oyarzabal (7.32)