MATCH REPORT | The streak continues (2-1)

Real Betis beat Girona FC with a brace by Borja Iglesias

Winning spirit. Ambition. Real Betis Balompié continue with their impressive streak. In spite of not putting on their best performance, the Green and Whites found the path to the victory. Borja Iglesias is still on a roll, scoring a brace that gave the three points.

Bad start of the game for the team, as Girona took the lead quite early through Arnau. However, Betis reacted soon and tied the game. Borja Iglesias scored from the spot following a foul inside the are on Rodri.

The first half went on with both teams fighting on the pitch, but Betis were not feeling comfortable. Luiz Henrique had a chance to give the team the lead before half time, but the Brazilian did not find the net.

The second half did not start great either, as Reinier sent a header to the post after just five minutes. Girona were pushing at this point, and Betis were trying to recover the possession. The team did find their game again and the match became a tactical battle, with the Green and Whites trying to elaborate attacking plays and the visitors looking for a more direct approach.

Everything changed when Borja Iglesias took advantage of a bad pass by Saiz and made a run from the midfield. The striker got the box and finished the play with his left foot. This goal eventually meant the three points for a Real Betis that continue in a sweet place.

Real Betis: Rui Silva, Montoya (Aitor Ruibal 55'), Pezzella (Edgar 80'), Luiz Felipe, Álex Moreno, Guido Rodríguez, William Carvalho, Luiz Henrique (Willian José 65'), Rodri, Canales (Paul 80'), Borja Iglesias.
Goals: Borja Iglesias (15', 71').

Girona FC: Juan Carlos, Arnau (Couto 89'), Bueno, Bernardo (Villa 79'), Juanpe, Gutiérrez, Aleix García (Roca 89'), Romeu, Riquelme (Saiz 70'), Reinier y Castellanos (Vallejo 70').
Goals: Arnau (7').
Booked: Bernardo, Gutiérrez, Romeu.

Referee: Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias.