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Sociedad’s Anoeta a tough place to play warns Barca coach

Sociedad’s Anoeta a tough place to play warns Barca coach

Sociedad’s Anoeta a tough place to play warns Barca coach

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

14 Jan, 2018 | 7:04 am

FC Barcelona to visit Real Sociedad today at the Anoeta, with an opporunity to go 19 points ahead of chief rivals Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.

Zinedine Zidane’s Spanish champions continued their poor form in the league this season with a 1-0 loss at home to Villarreal yesterday, January 13.

But Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has warned his team about the difficulty of playing at Sociedad’s Anoeta, where the club have had a number of disappointing results in years.

The Catalan side are unbeaten this season in the league and currently lie nine points ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid.