This Wednesday, Barcelona beat Betis, at the Estadio Benito Villamarín, by 2 to 1, for the Spanish league. With the result, the team remains in the lead, with 50 points, eight ahead of Real Madrid – who will face Valencia this Thursday at 17 (Brasilia time) at the Santiago Bernabéu. The goals of the match were scored by forwards Raphinha and Lewandowski. Koundé scored against and reduced for Pellegrini’s charge
In addition to the triumph, the Catalan club has also increased its unbeaten run, with nine games without defeat. Now, Xavi’s men return to the pitch for the 21st round of La Liga this Sunday to play against Sevilla. The ball will roll at 17:00 (Brasilia time), at Camp Nou.
On the other hand, Betis will face Celta de Vigo this Saturday in their next match for the Spanish championship. The match will take place at 17:00, at the Benito Villamarín stadium. At the moment, the team is in fifth place, three points behind the first club in the qualifying zone for the next Champions League, Atlético de Madrid.
The match between Betis and Barcelona
Right at the start of the match, Betis almost opened the scoring. Luis Henrique received a shot from Iglesias, cut it in the center and kicked wide. A little later, Lewandowski, after a corner kick, headed aimlessly. In the sequence, Raphinha made a beautiful pass to Pedri, who went from the marking and tried to dribble past Rui Silva, but the goalkeeper held the ball.
Afterwards, Ruibal invaded the area and played for Caneles. The number ten shoots, but Koundé blocks the shot. In the 31st minute, the Brazilian striker brought the scoreboard to Barca, but he was in an offside position.
At the end of the first half, Xavi’s team took control of the match and came close to scoring twice. Pedri wins and kicks for a good save by Rui Silva. Then Lewandowski scored for Gavi, who shot wide.
Going into the second half, Barcelona continued to have the best chance. Balde crosses for Pedri, who dominates and takes advantage of another fine save by Rui Silva. In the sequence, Fekir kicks for Ter Stegen’s calm save.
In the 19th minute of the second phase, Xavi’s charges opened the scoring. Baldeu crossed for Raphinha, who only had the problem of pushing into the back of the net. Even ahead, the team remained on offense. Lewandowski kicks, but Luiz Felipe makes a providential cut.
In the final part of the match, Barcelona scored the second goal. After a corner kick, Araújo deflected and the ball landed on number nine, who extended the lead to two goals. Next, Ansu Fati headed to Rui Silva’s left. In the sequence, Betis decreased, with an own goal from Koundé, but it didn’t prevent the team from defeating them 2-1.
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