Sevilla will face Real Betis at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, in Sevilla, in the 32nd Round of Spanish LaLiga. Sevilla against Real Betis is always the match with big interest especially during this season and LaLiga positions. Sevillan Derby is always very tough and interesting. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Sevilla this season is looking strong enough to take a Champions League place. Now they have only 1 point difference with Getafe, which is in 4th place. There are 7 matches left, and Sevilla needs to be strong and very concentrated to LaLiga since they were knocked out from UEFA Europa League and Copa del Rey. Hosts have a really strong team and strong enough to win even against Barcelona.
W. Ben Yedder is best squads striker this year with 16 goals and 7 assists. Moreover, P. Sarabia is the second player in LaLiga, after L. Messi, who made double, scored 10 goals and made 10 assists. In LaLiga this season they are scoring 1.6 goals per game, pass with 80% accuracy and control the game by 51.2% possession. Their attack is 3rd in Standings after Barcelona and Real Madrid, which shows that they are really ready to complete even with strongest teams.
Nolito should be back after fibula shaft fracture. Unfortunately, Maximilian Wober and Tomas Vaclik probably will miss the next match due to injuries. The Filigrees are strong at counter attacks, creating scoring chances, attacking down the wings and finishing scoring chances. However, they are facing troubles at avoiding the offside, avoiding fouling in a dangerous area and defending against attacks down the wings.
Even with very talented and strong squad Real Betis is struggling in last matches. Guests won only 3 in last 10 matches in different competitions. They have only 3 points difference with Valencia, fighting for Europa League place. Still, 7 matches left in LaLiga, so they need to make a very big work if want to join best 6 Spanish teams. In away matches, Betis won 5 out of 15 games this season. Previously they were knocked out from UEFA Europa League by French Rennes. Moreover, Valencia left them behind in Copa del Rey after Semi-Final.
Real Betis attacking line-up looks pretty well, however, there are not effective, since they scored only 36 goals in 31 matches. Sergio Canales, veteran Joaquin, Cristian Tello, Jese, Andres Guardado, William Carvalho, and Javi Garcia could be very dangerous, but they struggling this season. They scored in 6 matches in a row, even against Barcelona, and won against Villareal and Celta Vigo.
Almost all main squad players are fit and ready for the match against Sevilla, expect Francis Guerrero due to an Ankle injury. In total, they showing strengths at attacking down the wings and creating chances through individual skills. However, they have more weaknesses at avoiding individual errors, aerial duels, stopping opponents from creating chances and defending counter attacks.
In the 2018 year, in 3 matches between them, Betis was more successful. Guests won twice and have drawn 1 game. Last match in Round 3 of LaLiga this season, Betis won the match with 1:0 result. They controlled the game by 62% of possession, made more goal attempts and were more dangerous.
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