Sociedad are a point and a position above Malaga as the two face a critical test against each other.
“We’re up against a good team tomorrow who has had a great year,” Pellegrini reflected.
“However in tomorrow’s match, we’re looking for four points [with acknowledgement to the first round defeat] against a team with a very clear style of play.
“They’re in such a high position in the League table as they’ve won a lot of matches, which doesn’t surprise me as they’ve got some great players.”
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