Earlier, Real Madrid’s 22-game winning streak was ended by a 2-1 defeat to Valencia, meaning both giants of the Spanish game were beaten on the same day for the first time. And I know it is time for us to take part in FIFA 15 with FIFA 15 coins through getting some friendships or others.
However, despite their lowly league position of 13th, Sociedad have shown themselves well capable of upsetting the odds having now defeated Barça, Real and champions Atletico Madrid at home under three different coaches.
Barca boss Luis Enrique paid a heavy price for leaving both Lionel Messi and Neymar amongst nearly €300 million of talent on the bench. Both South American stars only arrived back in Spain on Friday after an extended Christmas break and Moyes defended his counterpart’s decision to only introduce them after the break.
Enrique also refused to accept that he had made an error with his starting line-up as Barça had more than 70 per cent of possession and 17 efforts on goal, but failed to take their chances. “To feel sorry afterwards doesn’t help anyone. I took the decision to avoid risks with players that made a long journey only a few days ago.