MATCH REPORT: Points for both in Nervión (1-1)

The green and white team took the lead with a goal from Ayoze, but Rakitic tied the game.

Draw between Real Betis and Sevilla FC in the first official derby of the season. 


The green and white, dominated for most of the match in Nervión and had the best chances, but the lack of aim and precision prevented them to get a bigger prize today. 


The first half would end with a goalless draw. Isco and Guido warned as soon as the game started, Miranda had anothe chance in his boots, but neither of them were right in front of goal. 

In the second half the game followed the same script. Real Betis proposed and as a result Ayoze scored the first one. 


The joy did not last long, as five minutes later Rakitic equalized with a strong shot from outside the box. 


In the end, the ball did not want to go in and the derby ended without a winner. Next appointment, Las Palmas. 


Sevilla FC: Dmitrovic, Jesús Navas (Juanlu 86'), Badé, Gudelj, Pedrosa, Soumaré, Sow (Mariano 86'), Rakitic, Ocampos, Óliver (Lukebakio 62') and En-Nesyri. 


Real Betis: Vieites, Bellerín, Pezzella, Chadi, Miranda (Abner 64'), Guido, Marc Roca, Isco, Assane (Ez Abde 64'), Ayoze and Willian José (Luiz Henrique 76'). 

Goals: 0-1 (72') Ayoze; 1-1 (78') Rakitic. 

Referee: Gil Manzano. Yellow cards for  Gudelj in Sevilla FC; and Miranda in Betis.