Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan Champions League predictions: Tips, odds and team news
Inter kickstart their 2023/24 Champions League campaign with a tough away trip against Real Sociedad on Wednesday at 8pm (UK time).
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan odds
*Odds correct as of 18:15 on September 11
Inter were the beaten finalists in last season’s Champions League. They ended a long wait for a quarter-final appearance — having last made it that far in 2010/11 — in what was the second year in a row Inter made it out of the group stage. The three previous seasons ended in group-stage exits.
Inter have an interesting group this time around, including Benfica, Red Bull Salzburg and, of course, Real Sociedad.
Despite being a household name in Spanish football, this is only Real Sociedad’s third time in the Champions League this century, with two further European Cup appearances in the 1980s. In 2003/04, Real Sociedad made it to the last 16 of the Champions League, and 10 years later they bowed out at the group stage. Funnily enough, 10 years on and Real Sociedad are back in the Champions League after their fourth-placed finish in La Liga last season. Real Sociedad have played in the Europa League for the past three campaigns and while they made it out of the group on all three occasions, they have lost their first knockout match each time.
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan predictions
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan: Predictions
|BTTS?||Yes||4/5 with BetGoodwin|
|Correct Score||Real Sociedad 1-1 Inter Milan||11/2 with Midnite|
|First Goalscorer||Lautaro Martinez||5/1 with Paddy Power|
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The stats behind our Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan predictions:
- Real Sociedad have drawn three of their five games so far this season.
- Inter Milan have conceded just one goal this season.
- Real Sociedad have won just one of their seven Champions League home games.
- Lautaro Martinez has scored five goals in four league games this season.
- Takefusa Kubo has scored three goals in five league games this season.
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan match tip
Inter Milan conceded their first goal of the season in the thrashing of rivals Milan, while Real Sociedad entered the international break having put five goals past Granada, while also conceding three, before falling 2-1 to Real Madrid. Real Sociedad have also proven tough to beat so far this season (and finding it hard to win), with three of their five matches ending level.
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan Bet-Builder tip
Lautaro Martinez has been the main man in front of goal for Inter so far this season, netting five goals in four Serie A matches. Looking deeper into the stats, Real Sociedad just about edge Inter for corners won in the league at 5.5 to 5.33, but the Spanish side do concede them at a much higher rate (4.5 to 2.67). Real Sociedad have also been quite the dirty side in La Liga, averaging 2.25 yellow cards per match, with Inter receiving five in total in their four league games.
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan team news
Real Sociedad team news
|–||Martin Merquelanz, Andre Silva, Carlos Fernandez||–|
Loan arrival Andre Silva remains out with a hamstring problem, admitting he wasn’t able to put a date on his debut when joining from RB Leipzig. Carlos Fernandez is suspended
Inter Milan team news
Simone Inzaghi has a fully fit squad to choose from.
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan head-to-head record
- 3 October 1979 – Real Sociedad 2-0 Inter Milan – UEFA Cup
- 19 September 1979 – Inter Milan 3-0 Real Sociedad – UEFA Cup
These two sides have only met once before, in the first round of the 1979/80 UEFA Cup. A 3-0 home win for Inter Milan in the first leg proved to be enough to send them through, as Real Sociedad could only manage a 2-0 victory in the return fixture.
Real Sociedad vs Inter Milan Squawka Says
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