Betis Seville has won the Spanish football trophy for the third time in the club’s history. In a high-voltage end game at the Estadio de la Cartuja in Seville, the team of coach Manuel Pellegrini sat by 5: 4 in penalties against FC Valencia. After the extension it had been 1: 1 (1: 1, 1: 1).
The ex-Schalke Juan Miranda, who was awarded to the royal blue in the 2019/20 season from FC Barcelona, turned the crucial penalty, previously Yunus Musah for Valencia had awarded. Betis, which had failed in the Europa League in the second round of Eintracht Frankfurt, thus celebrated the first trophy victory since 2005.
In the first half, Betis had more of the game and gained logically in the lead. Borja Iglesias headed a shortest distance (11th). In the middle of the first half met striker Hugo Duro to 1: 1 compensation for Valencia (30th). Betis could not be fooled by the somewhat surprising counterplay and pressed on the renewed lead, Captain Sergio Canales met shortly before the break but only the post (44.).
In the second half, a balanced picture offered for a long time. In the final phase then Betis urged again, Juanmi hit 17 meters only the post. Five minutes later, the French international Nabil Fekir freely came to the shot, but missed the gate. Valencia had luck in this phase.
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