R Madrid snatched all three points from Real Betis in a 1-0 victory on Saturday, at the Estadio Benito Villamarin. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Betis were looking for a victory following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Cádiz in their previous game. RMA secured a point against Levante in their previous match. As it stands, Betis are in 14th place on the table and has 2 points while RMA sit in 1st with 7 points after 3 matches.
After an un-eventful first half, Los Blancos continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Dani Carvajal giving RMA the lead in the 61st minute, leaving the final score at 1-0.
For Betis, Cristian Tello, Victor Camarasa, Borja Iglesias and Joaquin, came on for Andres Guardado, Aitor Ruibal, Juanmi and Sergio Canales. RMA brought on Lucas Vazquez, Marco Asensio, Eden Hazard and Rodrygo, to replace Isco, Gareth Bale, Vinicius Junior and Miguel Gutierrez.
There were bookings for Nabil Fekir, German Pezzella, Sergio Canales, Aitor Ruibal and Martin Montoya from Betis. For RMA, Miguel Gutierrez, Eden Hazard and Casemiro saw yellow.
|Real Betis:||Rui Silva, Martin Montoya, German Pezzella, Victor Ruiz, Juan Miranda, Aitor Ruibal (Victor Camarasa, min.70), Sergio Canales (Joaquin, min.82), Andres Guardado (Cristian Tello, min.70), Guido Rodriguez, Nabil Fekir and Juanmi (Borja Iglesias, min.76)|
|R Madrid:||Thibaut Courtois, Dani Carvajal, David Alaba, Eder Militao, Miguel Gutierrez (Rodrygo, min.83), Casemiro, Isco (Lucas Vazquez, min.66), Federico Valverde, Gareth Bale (Marco Asensio, min.66), Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior (Eden Hazard, min.78)|
|Stadium:||the Estadio Benito Villamarin|
|Goals:||Dani Carvajal (0-1, min. 61)|