Football punished RC Celta this Wednesday in Sevila (2-1). The Vigo team played better and had the chances but it was Betis who took the match thanks to their effectiveness in Ruben Blanco’s area.
The first half was dominated by the sky blue team, which accumulated numerous finishes in the local area. However, Betis took the lead through Emerson in the opening stages. From then on, Fran Escriba’s team gained ground and put the home team on their own side.
RC Celta took control of the match in the second half. The Vigo players had multiple chances until Iago Aspas established the equalizer from the penalty spot. In injury time, Fekir put the final 2-1.
2 – Real Betis: Joel; Emerson, Mandi, Bartra (Lainez, min 78), Feddal, Alex Moreno; Ishmael (Loren, min 67), Canales; Fekir, Joaquin (Guardado, min 60); Churches.
1 – RC Celtic: Rubén; Hugo Mallo, Aidoo, Araujo, Juncà; Rafinha (G. Fernández, min 87), Beltrán, Lobotka, Denis Suárez (Bermejo, min 85); Santi Mina (Brais, min 46), Aspas.
Goals: 1-0 Emerson, min 7, 1-1 Iago Aspas, min 69; 2-1 Fekir, min 90;
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano, from the Extremadura committee. He booked Feddal, Guardado, Ismael, Borja Iglesias, Emerson, Joel (Real Betis) and Araujo (RC Celta).
Field: Benito Villamarín.