FC Barcelona snatches a 2-1 win against Real Betis. HIGHLIGHTS

SEVILLA. FC Barcelona beat Real Betis to win 2-1. A goal from J. Alba was decisive in the 90min.

FC Barcelona snatches a 2-1 win against Real Betis. HIGHLIGHTS
Resumen de Real Betis vs FC Barcelona (1-2)

SEVILLA. FC Barcelona defeated Real Betis to win 2-1. A goal from J. Alba was decisive in the 90min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was FC Barcelona to strike first with a goal of A. Fati at the 76′. Then it was a goal in the 79′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, J. Alba gave the win to FC Barcelona in the 90′ minute with a goal. FC Barcelona made the most of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Estadio Benito Villamarín stadium in Sevilla on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz with the help of Pau Cebrián Devis and Rubén Porras Rico. The 4th official was Fernando Bueno Prieto. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 23.2 degrees Celsius or 73.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 58%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 42 Ball Possession 58
Shots
  • 16 Total 14
  • 6 On Target 7
  • 10 Off Target 7
  • 4 Shots blocked 2
  • 70 Attack 118
  • 29 Dangerous attack 49
  • 85 Ball safe​ 79
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 8
  • 1 Off Sides 5
Fouls
  • 16 Total 18
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

FC Barcelona had a superior ball possession 58% while Real Betis was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

FC Barcelona had a more offensive attitude with 49 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Barcelona won the contest.​

Real Betis shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, FC Barcelona shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Real Betis received 1 yellow card (M. Bartra). On the opposite side, FC Barcelona received 2 yellow cards (S. Busquets and D. Alves).

Match Timeline

R. Silva- sub ->C. Bravo
17'
64'
S. Busquets- Yellow
66'
P. Aubameyang- sub ->M. Depay
M. Bartra- Yellow
72'
75'
A. Traore- sub ->O. Dembele
75'
A. Fati- sub ->F. Torres
76'
A. Fati(goal)J. Alba
78'
D. Alves- Yellow
Rodri- sub ->Juanmi
78'
M. Bartra(goal)N. Fekir
79'
W. Carvalho- sub ->A. Guardado
79'
80'
R. Puig- sub ->Gavi
90'
J. Alba(goal)D. Alves

Standings

After this contest, Real Betis will stay with 58 points to sit in the 5th place. On the other side, FC Barcelona will have 69 points to remain in the 2nd place.

Next matches

Real Betis – Formation

Real Betis started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Manuel Luis Pellegrini Ripamonti decided to play with the following team: .

Real Betis could not rely on the presence of R. Silva (injured).

Substitutions

Real Betis made 3 changes: C. Bravo for R. Silva (17′), Juanmi for Rodri (78′) and A. Guardado for W. Carvalho (79′).

FC Barcelona – Formation

FC Barcelona started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Xavier Hernández Creus played with: .

Substitutions

FC Barcelona made 4 changes: M. Depay for P. Aubameyang (66′), O. Dembele for A. Traore (75′), F. Torres for A. Fati (75′) and Gavi for R. Puig (80′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the La Liga.​