MATCH REPORT | Good victory in the second test of the preseason (2-0)

Bartra and Aitor Ruibal scored the goals

Real Betis Balompié won against UD Almería in the second game of the preseason for the Green and Whites. The men managed by Pellegrini put on a good performance that was sealed with goals from Marc Bartra and Aitor Ruibal.

The first chance was for Betis, quite early in the game with a corner kick that almost went in. Betis had started well and controlled the game from the beginning. The team took the lead in the 28th minute with a header from Bartra that went in.

Canales had a great opportunity to double the lead before half time following a great pass from Borja Iglesias, but his shot hit the post.

Only three minutes into the second half, Borja Iglesias had a great chance to score, but the keeper deflected his shot. Almería, on their part, had started the second half with a higher pressing. Tello tried from outside the box but the keeper saved his shot. The first and only dangerous chance for Almería came in the 56th minute with a free kick that went wide.

Betis tried again not long after with a shot from canals that was saved by Tarrés. A few minutes later, a defender cleared a shot from Bartra over the goal line.

Borja Iglesias had two consecutive chances near the end, both deflected by the keeper. In the injury time, Ruibal produced a sensational effort that went in by the to left corner.

Real Betis Balompié: Joel Robles, Emerson, Mandi, Bartra, Álex Moreno, Guido Rodríguez, Guardado, Canales, Joaquín, Juanmi, Borja Iglesias. Also played: Tello, Bravo, Paul, Lainez, Montoya, Aitor Ruibal, William Carvalho.


UD Almería: Tarrés, Romera, Callejón, Peybernes, Fermín, Chema, Sergio González, Corpas, Jean Marco, Albiar, Ramazani.


Goals: 1-0. Bartra (28').
            2-0. Aitor Ruibal (92').