SEVILLA. Real Betis 2-0 Granada: defeats 2-0 after Juanmi scores a double.
The match was played at the Estadio Benito Villamarín stadium in Sevilla on Sunday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea with the assistance of Roberto Díaz Pérez Del Palomar and Jon Núñez Fernández. The 4th official was Gorka Etayo Herrera. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 22.7 degrees Celsius or 72.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 61%.
Real Betis was in firm control of the ball 61% while Granada was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Granada was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, Real Betis managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Real Betis shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Granada shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Real Betis. On the opposite side, Granada received 1 yellow card (L. Suarez).
After playing this match, Real Betis will have 61 points to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, Granada will stay with 37 points to stay in the 16th place.
Granada will host Espanyol on the 22nd of May with a 8-4 head to head in favor of Espanyol (3 draws).
Real Betis: Formation and Lineups
Real Betis started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Manuel Luis Pellegrini Ripamonti chose to play with the following team: Rui Silva , Héctor Bellerín , Germán Pezzella , Edgar González , Álex Moreno , Guido Rodríguez , William Carvalho , Sergio Canales , Nabil Fekir , Juanmi and Borja Iglesias .
Real Betis made 4 changes: N. Fekir for Joaquin (72′), W. Carvalho for A. Guardado (84′), Juanmi for J. Miranda (90′) and B. Iglesias for Willian Jose (90′).
Top player: Juanmi
Probably the most impressive player in Real Betis was Juanmi.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 20 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11.
Granada: Formation and Lineups
Granada started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Aitor Karanka de la Hoz played with: Luis Maximiano , Santiago Arias , Víctor Díaz , Domingos Duarte , Quini , Luis Milla , Maxime Gonalons , Alex Collado , Antonio Puertas , Jorge Molina and Luis Javier Suárez .
Granada made 5 changes: L. Milla for N. Petrovic (70′), A. Puertas for G. Sanchez (83′), M. Gonalons for Y. Eteki (78′), J. Molina for M. Arezo (78′) and S. Arias for A. Soro (88′).
Top player: Santiago Arias
The player who no doubt impressed Granada the most was Santiago Arias.
His rating iswith 23 passes (69% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
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