The Perfect Defensive System #5- Gegenpressing

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Martin Ødegaard who is currently on loan at Real Sociedad from Real Madrid has recovered from his injury troubles and looks likely to feature against his parent club on Saturday according to the Spanish outlet Marca. Ødegaard missed the last two games with injury and chose not to join the Norway team during the international break so that he can focus on his recovery. He trained with his teammates on Wednesday without any problems and it looks more than likely that he will feature against parent club.

Real Madrid are level on points with Barcelona currently at the top of the table in Spain. Both the teams have made a poor start to the season with both Zidane and Valverde under pressure to show an improvement in both performances and results. Sociedad are currently only 2 points behind Real having played a game more. It would be a tough ask for them to beat Real at the Santiago Bernabeu but with the Gareth Bale controversy acting as a big distraction, they certainly stand a chance. If you believe that Sociedad can pull off a win and overtake Real in the table, you should check out the odds at football betting online.

Zinedine Zidane would certainly want to put the Gareth Bale controversy to rest and with reports suggesting the Jose Mourinho would be interested to sign the Welshman at Spurs, Bale’s time at Bernabeu might be coming to an end. The Welshman certainly has had his moments of glory during his career at Real but on the whole, it has been a disappointing time.

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