The Real society had a placid game in which he could have thrashed a I raised who has not yet woken up from the pain caused by his elimination in the Copa del Rey semifinal and succumbed in San Sebastián with a Mikel Merino at the beginning of the meeting.
This Cup elimination of Levante at the hands of Athletic had a lot to do with the development of a match dominated from the opening whistle by the Donostiarras, who already warned before their goal with a shot at the post by Merino himself.
The Navarrese player, whom the break before him Real Madrid On cards it suited him very well, he was the protagonist of the first half and a shot of his repelled by Cárdenas generated the first Blue and White goal, achieved by Merino himself through a pass from Mikel Oyarzabal.
The Valencian team could take a greater punishment because in minute 20 they signaled a penalty against for a foul on Oyarzabal that the striker, almost infallible from that point on, again missed for the second time in a row after also failing the maximum penalty he set against Mancheter United in the Europa League.
Paco López’s team continued to endure the gale of play txuri urdin, who had another option to increase his score in a Silva center that was not reached by Le Normand by millimeters, however the minutes passed and the second did not arrive, which conceded opportunities for a Valencian team that survives thanks to the Cárdenas stops.
The Basques kept the good tone in the second half, in which they returned to pay respect to their rival with a goal annulled to the omnipresent Merino, but the scoreboard indicated the minimum income that was a danger for the locals, especially in view of the good results of Levante in San Sebastián historically.
Duarte and Son avoided the goal again by taking out the culmination of two plays by Januzaj and Silva on several occasions, Levante continued to be harassed by their rival, who would also send another ball to the crossbar, in a wish and no I can de la Real very dangerous for your interests.
The thing would not get older because Remiro and the crossbar avoided an Olympic goal from Levante six minutes to go and the Donostiarras added, although with more difficulties than expected, a just victory.
1- Real Sociedad: Remiro; Gorosabel, Le Normand, Zubeldia, Muñoz; Zubimendi, Merino, Silva (Guridi, min. 79); Januzaj (Portu, min. 72), Isak (Carlos Fernández, min. 79) and Oyarzabal (Barrenetxea, min. 72).
0.- Raise: Cardenas; Toño García (Clerc, min. 82), Vezo, Duarte, Son, Coke (Malsa. Min. 57); Vukcevic (De Frutos, min. 57), Rochina (Doukoure, min. 70), Bardhi; Dani Gómez (Roger, min. 70), Morales.
Goal: 1-0: m.9: Merino
Referee: Soto Grado (Riojano Committee). He admonished Rochina and Dani Gómez.
Incidents: Match of the twenty-sixth day played at the Reale Arena.