MATH REPORT |Real Betis lost against Atletico de Madrid

Pellegrini: “The team did a great first half but lacked a goal”

Real Betis Balompié lost tonight against Club Atletico de Madrid. The first half was quite even but the Green and Whites were in control and had more chances than the rival. However, in the first minute of the second period, the home side took the lead. Fifteen minutes before the end, Montoya was sent off for a tackle on Carrasco. In the injury time, Suárez closed the score.

Club Atletico de Madrid: Oblak, Trippier, Savic, Felipe, Hermoso (Lodi 77'), Torreira (Herrera 46'), Koke, Llorente, Lemar (Carrasco 46' (Vitolo 83')), Correa (Joao Félix 56'), Luis Suárez.

Real Betis Balompié: Bravo, Montoya, Mandi, Bartra, Álex Moreno, Guido Rodríguez Víctor Ruiz 79'), Carvalho (Joaquín 64'), Canales, Fekir, Tello (Loren 64'), Sanabria (Borja Iglesias 79').

Goals: 1-0. Llorente (46'); 2-0. Luis Suárez (91').


Referee: Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz.

Pellegrini: "The team did a great first half but lacked the goal"


Manuel Pellegrini addressed the media at Wanda Metropolitano after the match: "In this game, scoring first was crucial. 20 seconds into the second half, Atletico found the net after a throw-in. Then, with one man down it was more difficult. It was key, as we told the players, to score first. We tried hard in the