VALENCIA. Real Betis was in the end too strong for Valencia with the goal of Willian Jose (57′), S. Canales (87′) and B. Iglesias (90′). Real Betis took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Estadio de Mestalla stadium in Valencia on Tuesday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Carlos del Cerro Grande with the help of Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez and Gonzalo García González. The 4th official was Albert Catalá Ferrán. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 19.4 degrees Celsius or 66.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 67%.
Real Betis was in firm control of the ball 56% while Valencia was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Valencia was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Real Betis managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
Valencia shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Real Betis shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.
Valencia received 1 yellow card (O. Alderete). On the other side, Real Betis received 3 yellow cards (S. Canales, Rodri and M. Bartra).
After this contest, Valencia will stay with 44 points to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, Real Betis will have 58 points to stay in the 5th place.
Real Betis will host Granada on the 15th of May with a 6-5 head to head in favor of Granada (5 draws).
Valencia: Formation and Lineups
Valencia started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
The manager José Bordalás Jiménez chose to play with the following team: Giorgi Mamardashvili , Thierry Correia , Dimitri Foulquier , Mouctar Diakhaby , Omar Alderete , Jesús Vázquez , Carlos Soler , Uroš Račić , Ilaix Moriba , Hugo Duro and Bryan Gil .
Valencia made 5 changes: U. Racic for J. Santiago (46′), T. Correia for G. Guedes (64′), B. Gil for M. Gomez (64′), H. Duro for D. Cheryshev (89′) and C. Soler for Y. Musah (89′).
Top player: Carlos Soler
The player who no doubt impressed Valencia the most was Carlos Soler.
His rating iswith 41 passes (87% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 8 crosses.
Real Betis: Formation and Lineups
Real Betis started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Manuel Luis Pellegrini Ripamonti played with: Rui Silva , Youssouf Sabaly , Germán Pezzella , Marc Bartra , Álex Moreno , William Carvalho , Guido Rodríguez , Rodri Sánchez , Sergio Canales , Nabil Fekir and Willian José .
Real Betis made 5 changes: Rodri for Juanmi (63′), N. Fekir for Joaquin (72′), A. Moreno for J. Miranda (72′), Willian Jose for B. Iglesias (81′) and G. Pezzella for E. Gonzalez (81′).
Top player: Sergio Canales
Probably the most impressive player in Real Betis was Sergio Canales.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 45 passes (82% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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