Real Sociedad and Barcelona square off today at Estadio Nuevo Arcángel in the first semifinal of the 2020/21 Spanish Super Cup. Although the team coached by Ronald Koeman is the big favorite to win the game and advance to the next round of the competition, the 'Blaugrana' will be without their captain and star Lionel Messi, who hasn't participate in the team's latest training session. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game.

Real Sociedad landed here after being one of the finalists of the 2019/20 Copa del Rey, which was set to be played on 18 April 2020. La Real will try to win a different title now and they’ll face an inspired Barcelona in Cordoba. 

Barcelona were the 2nd ranked team in the 2019/20 La Liga season, finishing behind Real Madrid on the standings. Now the Blaugrana will try to win the first trophy of the season in the refreshed Spanish Super Cup. 

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: Match Information 

Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2020 
Time: 3:00 PM ET
Location: Estadio Nuevo Arcángel, Cordoba 

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: Time By State In The U.S. 

ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: Top Scorers

Real Sociedad: TBD
Barcelona: TBD

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: Storylines and Head-To-Head 

Real Sociedad come from losing a big game against Sevilla, who defeated them in a hard-fought match that ended with five goals. They will try to bounce back against a big team now, but Barcelona will try to worsen Real Sociedad’s bad moment. 

Barcelona are having a very good moment now after beating Granada 0-4 as visitors over the weekend. The Blaugrana know they have a big opportunity to win the first trophy of the season but their rival won’t make things easy. 

In total, these two teams have clashed 164 times, with Barcelona winning 96 games, Real 34 and 35 ties. 

How to watch or live stream online Real Sociedad vs Barcelona in the U.S.

ESPN Deportes, Radio Barca, ESPN Deportes+ will broadcast this game in the United States. 

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: Predictions and Odds 

Barcelona are the clear favorites to win this game and advance to the final of the mini-tournament. Oddsmakers have given them -139 odds and +340 odds for Real Sociedad. A tie would result in a +310 payout.