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Real Sociedad - Leverkusen
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Match facts: Real Sociedad v Leverkusen

Published: Saturday 7 December 2013, 2.45CET
Match facts: Real Sociedad v Leverkusen
Carlos Vela vies with Ömer Toprak on matchday two ©Getty Images
 

Suspensions and injuries

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  • InjuredInjured
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Last updated: 14/02/2014 14:21 CET

Tournament statistics

Real Sociedad
Leverkusen

1

Goals scored

8

50

Possession (%)

48

63

Total attempts

72

33

on target

43

30

off target

29

14

blocked

17

3

against woodwork

2

29

Corners

31

7

Offsides

7

9

Yellow cards

10

0

Red Cards

0

63

Fouls committed

58

77

Fouls suffered

56

2650

Passes

2570

1888

completed

1861

Standings

Last updated: 11/12/2013 01:55 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 
  
Published: Saturday 7 December 2013, 2.45CET

Match facts: Real Sociedad v Leverkusen

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Real Sociedad

UEFA milestones and competition statistics
• The own goal by Iñigo Martínez after 69 seconds of the matchday three loss to Manchester United FC was the fastest in UEFA Champions League history.

• Markel Bergara is available after serving a one-game ban; Carlos Vela is a booking away from a suspension.

General information
• Goalkeeper Eñaut Zubikarai made his first appearance since March as La Real drew 1-1 away to third-tier side Algeciras CF on Friday in the first leg of their Copa del Rey fourth round tie.

• Antoine Griezmann has scored eight goals in Real Sociedad's last nine games.

• Vela scored four in one game for the first time on 23 November as Real Sociedad recovered from 3-1 down to beat ten-man RC Celta de Vigo 4-3.

• Real Sociedad beat CA Osasuna 5-0 on 2 November, their biggest win in ten years. Their next Liga outing ended with a 5-1 defeat at Real Madrid CF, however, their worst loss since going down by the same scoreline against FC Barcelona on the first day of last season.

• The Basque outfit lost seven of their first 11 games in 2012/13, but only two of the subsequent 29. Jagoba Arrasate's side are two points better off in the Liga than they were at the same stage last season.

• On-loan Esteban Granero has not played since rupturing knee ligaments on matchday one.

• Jon Ansotegi (until 2015) and Imanol Agirretxe (2018) agreed new deals last month.

Leverkusen

UEFA milestones and competition statistics
• The 5-0 matchday five loss to Manchester United FC was Leverkusen's heaviest home defeat in the competition, equalling the biggest home loss for a German side set when SV Werder Bremen went down 5-0 to FC Porto in 1994. The 4-0 matchday three victory over FC Shakhtar Donetsk was their biggest UEFA Champions League win.

• Emre Can is a booking away from a suspension after picking up two yellow cards in the group stage.

General information
• Son Heung-Min scored the only goal as Leverkusen won at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday to go six points clear of their hosts in the Bundesliga standings, four behind leaders FC Bayern München. Both teams ended with ten men, with Emir Spahić (80) and Sokratis Papastathopoulos (90+2) sent off.

• Stefan Reinartz failed a late fitness test on an ankle problem but Sebastian Boenisch was on the substitutes' bench on Saturday after four games out with a knee problem.

• Twelve wins in the first 15 top-flight games represents Leverkusen's best start to a Bundesliga season.

• Leverkusen won 2-1 at SC Freiburg last Wednesday to book a place in the German Cup quarter-finals.

• Kostas Stafylidis, 20, made his first-team debut as a late substitute in a 3-0 victory over 1. FC Nürnberg on 30 November.

• Son scored his first professional hat-trick on 9 November in a 5-3 win against former club Hamburger SV.

• Sidney Sam has scored 11 goals in all competitions this season; he mustered five in the whole of 2012/13. He has not played since picking up a thigh injury on 23 November, however.

• Roberto Hilbert suffered a knee injury in training on 13 November and has been ruled out until the end of the year. Andrés Palop picked up a calf injury in mid-November.

Last updated: 10/12/13 12.35CET

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