Santander League | Betis secures a long-suffering victory against Osasuna

A goal of Borja Iglesias at 34 minutes it was worth the Betis to take the victoria (1-0) and sign a full three wins, in this case by beating healthwho also came to Seville with two wins and who stood up in search of something positive, but did not know how to take advantage of the fact that he played from the 73rd minute with one more due to the expulsion of Argentine central Germán Pezzella.

Betis did well, but did not find ways to score and it was Osasuna who grew as the minutes went by, although they did not take advantage of their options and the rival did so to go into the break ahead, while in the second the locals They did not know how to sentence and the visitors did not find the equalizer either due to the numerical inferiority of the adversary.

A fight arose between two teams that had won their two games at the start of the tournament and that had the illusion of making a plenary session in this third date with the intention of sleeping this Friday alone at the top of the classification. The Navarre team, which achieved its two wins at the El Sadar stadium, against Sevilla (2-1) and Cádiz (2-0), made its debut as a visitor at the Benito Villamarín, where another Andalusian team, Betis del Chilean Manuel Pellegrini, who repeated the line-up for the third time despite the fact that on this occasion he had many more players after recovering from several injuries and others having been registered in the Professional Football League (LFP) in the last few hours.

Jagoba Arrasate, aware of the impetus that the Verdiblanco team puts in search of the rival area, barricaded himself with many men in front of Sergio Herrera with the idea of ​​finding solutions when the ball was in the hands of the visitors and he tried to do so after eight minutes. more advanced man, the Argentine Chimy Ávila. But it was the local team that carried the weight of the match and possession of the ball with a team that pressed high and prevented the rival from thinking too much about their offensive missions, although the Pamplonese did manage to pass the minutes without going through too much trouble in their goal and they reached the half-hour hydration break with more balance in the game.

After this break, Osasuna had a double and clear opportunity to get ahead on the scoreboard, with a shot to the strain of a stick by Moi Gómez and Rubén Peña refused to shoot it so that the Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Silva cleared it. The visiting team failed and the local response was immediate, when the striker Borja Iglesias got a tremendous whiplash from the edge of the area that made it impossible for Sergio Herrera in the 34th minute, with which he also added his fourth goal this season.

In the second part, the red team had to propose more with the score against and that was a double-edged sword, because the Verdiblancos also went for their second, and also with Sergio Canales on the field, who made his debut in this league after miss the first two days due to injury. Arrasate put in two points, the Croatian Ante Budimir and Kike García, to give more power to his attack, but he also found the expulsion with a direct red card for the Argentinian Betis center-back Germán Pezzella for a stomp on Manu Sánchez. The play occurred in the 73rd minute and the visitors went all out in search of a draw, but always without ideas against a rival who redoubled their efforts to keep the three points at Villamarín.


1 – Betis: Rui Silva; Aitor Ruibal (Luiz Felipe, m.74), Pezzella, Egar, Alex Moreno; William Carvalho, Guido Rodriguez; Rodri (Canals, m.46), Fekir (Guard, m.90), John (Luiz Herique, m.64); and Borja Churches.

0 – Health: Sergio Herrera; Nacho Vidal, Unai García (Manu Sánchez, m.71), David García, Juan Cruz; Rubén Peña (Rubén García, m.78), Moncayola, Torró (Kike Barja, m.78), Moi Gómez; Chimy Ávila (Budimir, m.62) and Aimar (Kike García, m.62).

Gol: 1-0, M.34: Borja Iglesias.

Referee: Juan Martínez Munuera (Valencian Committee). He expelled the local Pezzella (m.73) with a direct red card for a strong tackle on a rival. In addition, he admonished the visitors Aimar (m.14), Unai García (m.68) and David García (m.84).

incidents: Match of the third day of LaLiga Santander played at the Benito Villamarín stadium before 52,580 spectators.



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