Carlos Vela scores in 1-1 draw in the Basque Derby

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By Rafael

Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao played to a 1-1 draw in the Basque Derby today. Carlos Vela scored for the home side and Oscar de Marcos equalized for Athletic.

It didn’t take long for Carlos Vela to to make his mark in the game. In the 3rd minute, Gonzalo Castro sent a cross into the box, and Vela was there to head the ball and put it into the back of the net. It was Carlos Vela’s 6th goal of the season.

In spite of the goal, Carlos Vela had a quiet game. Oscar de Marcos scored the equalizer midway through the second half, and despite Athletic receiving a red card in the 80th minute, Real Sociedad failed to find the winner.

The draw means Real Sociedad are 14th in the table and they are set to play Oviedo midweek in their Copa del Rey return leg.

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About Rafael Diaz

Fan of good futbol. Rafa runs Mexicanfut.com when he is not busy watching Arsenal drop points away to Stoke.