Real Madrid will look to bounce back from the disappointment of exiting the Copa Del Rey on Wednesday evening by picking up three points against another side who were also knocked out of the competition in midweek.
Real Sociedad's 5-2 defeat at Camp Nou on Thursday evening saw the Basques eliminated and now La Real will turn all their attentions to continuing their excellent recent run in La Liga.
The side from San Sebastian have won eight of their last 11 matches in the Primera Division, including four of their last five on the road, and are very much in the hunt for a Champions League place.
Madrid, meanwhile, are suffering their worst run since Zinedine Zidane took over, with just one win in five in all competitions, and with a number of injuries to key players, it is a trying time for the European champions.
Bet365 will be live streaming the game for UK based customers and offer a home win at 1/4 (1.25) while the visitors can be backed at 9/1 (10.00) and the draw is priced at 11/2 (6.50).
While Real Madrid will still feel they can win this game, from a punters' perspective it seems more logical to try and find a way to back the visitors, and both teams to score might hold some appeal at 7/10 (1.70) . More tempting, however, will surely be the price of 11/8 (2.38) for Real Sociedad to score a goal in the second half.
Madrid have conceded in each of their last five games, while La Real have an excellent scoring record at the Bernabeu, netting in each of their last six visits. 13 of Los Blancos' last 16 goals conceded have come in the second half, while La Real have scored after the interval in 15 of their 19 league games this season.