What has been Barcelona and Real Sociedad's form ahead of this match?
Barcelona is yet to lose a league match since November, but they have slowed down a bit after drawing two out of their last three. When it comes to home games in La Liga, Los Blaugranas have only dropped points on four games, with just one of those being a defeat (4-3 against Betis).
Real Sociedad has only won one of their last five games, but three of those clashes have ended in draws. Their only win during that run came against Betis, while their only defeat in that span saw them lose against Celta with a 3-1 score. The Txuri-urdin side drew its last game against Eibar (1-1).
What is the current position of Barcelona and Real Sociedad in La Liga?
Barcelona enters this match as the top team in the Spanish top flight. Los Blaugranas have won 22 of their 32 games, with eight draws and two losses completing their tally. The Catalan side makes it to this match with a +50 goal difference after scoring 81 times and conceding 31.
Real Sociedad gets to this matchup in 10th place. Imanol Alguacil's men have claimed ten wins out of their 32 games, adding eleven goals and eleven losses to their record in the 2018-19 season. The Basque side has conceded 39 times during the course of this La Liga campaign, that's one more than those they have scored.
Barcelona vs Real Sociedad - Head-to-head stats
The first game of the season between these teams ended in a 2-1 win for Barcelona on September 15, 2018.
Barcelona has won their six most recent matches against Real Sociedad in all comps.
Real Sociedad has not beaten Barcelona since their 1-0 win at Anoeta back in April, 2016.
Los Blaugranas defeated Real Sociedad in their last meeting at Camp Nou with a 1-0 score.
Barcelona vs Real Sociedad - Injuries and suspensions
Barcelona - Injured: Rafinha. Dobtful: Thomas Vermaelen, Samuel Umtiti.
Real Sociedad - Injured: David Zurutuza. Doubtful: Igor Zubeldía, Asier Illarramendi, Kevin Rodrigues, Adnan Januzaj, Héctor Moreno.
Broadcast info - Barcelona vs Real Sociedad
In Spain: Movistar Partidazo, Movistar+.
In the U.S.: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español, Fanatiz USA, Radio Barca.
In the U.K.: ITV 4, Eleven Sports 1 UK.
In France: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 2.
In Canada: Radio Barca, DAZN, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN Sports Canada, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada.
In Australia: beIN Sports Connect, beIN SPORTS 2, Radio Barca, Kayo Sports.
Barcelona vs Real Sociedad Broadcast Information
Stadium: Camp Nou (Barcelona)
Canada: beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada, DAZN, Radio Barca, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN Sports Canada, fuboTV Canada
France: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 2
Malaysia: beIN Sports Malaysia, beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Select, Ziggo Sport 14
Nigeria: SuperSport 7, SuperSport 7 Nigeria
Portugal: Eleven Sports 1 Portugal
Spain: Movistar+, Movistar Partidazo
Turkey: Digiturk Play, Idman TV, beIN Sports 3 Turkey, beIN CONNECT Turkey
United Kingdom: Eleven Sports 1 UK, ITV 4
United States: Radio Barca, fuboTV, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, Fanatiz USA