Betis were held to 0-0 draw by Athletic Bilbao down on Wednesday at the Estadio Benito Villamarin. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Betis wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 2-2 draw with Valencia in their previous game. Athletic Bilbao had to settle for a draw 0-0 against Alaves. As things stand, Betis are currently 5th with 49 points from 31 matches, while Athletic Bilbao sit in 9th, with 38 points from 31.
For Betis, Loren Moron, Diego Lainez, Andres Guardado and Paul Akouokou, came on for Borja Iglesias, Cristian Tello, Aitor Ruibal and Sergio Canales. Athletic Bilbao brought on Raul Garcia, Unai Lopez, Ibai Gomez and Inaki Williams for Oihan Sancet, Mikel Vesga, Jon Morcillo and Alex Berenguer.
The referee booked Guido Rodriguez, Andres Guardado and Claudio Bravo from Betis and Nabil Fekir went off with a red card, while Athletic Bilbao’s Oscar De Marcos and Unai Nunez also received a yellow.
|Real Betis:||Unai Simon, Oscar De Marcos, Mikel Balenziaga, Unai Nunez, Inigo Lekue, Alex Berenguer, Unai Vencedor, Mikel Vesga, Jon Morcillo, Oihan Sancet and Asier Villalibre|
|Athletic Bilbao:||Claudio Bravo, Emerson, Aissa Mandi, Marc Bartra, Juan Miranda, Aitor Ruibal, Sergio Canales, Guido Rodriguez, Nabil Fekir, Cristian Tello and Borja Iglesias|
|Stadium:||the Estadio Benito Villamarin|