THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

31 August ~ Real Sociedad were knocked out of the Europa League by Krasnodar this week and, having lost their first La Liga match to Eibar, they now face the daunting task of hosting Real Madrid tonight – a team they haven't beaten in a decade. However, there was a time when the two were serious rivals for the Spanish title. In 1980-81 they finished level on points at the top of the table, with Sociedad's superior head-to-head record taking the first of their two consecutive titles. The video shows Sociedad’s final match against Gijón. Needing at least a draw, the visitors went 2-1 down before a last-minute goal from Jesús Zamora won the title.

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