Betis – Real Madrid: prediction for the match of the championship of Spain
In the match Betis – Real Madrid on January 13, 2019, two competitors will meet in the fight for the top five of the Spanish championship. The match at the Benito Villamarin stadium will begin at 22:45 Moscow time.The Betis Green-Whites are one of the top contenders for European competition, with Quique Setien currently in sixth position, four points behind fifth. Betis’ situation could have improved significantly if Betis had beaten outsider Huesca in the previous round. Even in the first half, Huesca showed that it would not be easy for the guests, not allowing the Betis players to deliver even one shot on target. The guests managed to open the score in the match only after the break, Antonio Sanabria converted a penalty kick and put the Green-Whites ahead. Despite the goal scored, the rest of the time Betis players mostly defended themselves, and this played a cruel joke on them. The hosts’ players felt confident and went on the attack. Active actions at the gates of Betis gave their result in the 73rd minute, Alex Gallar hung in the penalty area, and David Ferreiro got the ball in the fall and equalized the score. Huesca was not going to stop there and continued to play attacking football, in the 79th minute the hosts managed to score for the second time, Cristian Rivera caught the ball on the rebound and powerfully shot into the bottom corner – 2:1. The Green-Whites lost points and in order to get closer to the fifth position, they need a victory in the Betis-Real Madrid match. Real Madrid Madrid continue to storm. Santiago Solari’s team is losing points again and has not been able to win the matches of the Spanish championship for two games. The real shock for the “creamy” fans was the previous match against Real Sociedad, in which the “galacticos” managed to lose at home. The horror for Madrid began already in the third minute of the game, Casemiro broke the rules in his own penalty area, and Willian José converted a penalty kick. Almost immediately, Karim Benzema could equalize the score, the Frenchman was in an excellent position and struck from the line of the goalkeeper’s area, but the ball flew past the far post. The assault on the gates of the guests continued, a real masterpiece under the curtain of the first half could have been obtained by Lucas Vazquez, the Spaniard unexpectedly struck in one touch, this time the bar saved the guests. The hosts did not stop even after the break. True, the task for Madrid became much more complicated in the 61st minute, when Lucas Vazquez earned a second yellow card and left the capital’s team in the minority, but even with one player less, the Madrid club continued to dominate. Sergio Ramos had a great chance to score a goal, the captain of the hosts struck from the goalkeeper’s area, but the goalkeeper, together with the defender, managed to repel this blow as well. Finally, Ruben Pardo buried the “creamy” chances for a draw, the player was completely alone in the opponent’s penalty area and no one prevented him from setting the final score – 0:2. Madrid lost and again flew out of the top four, and even the competitors managed to increase their lead. In the Betis – Real Madrid match, the guests must definitely achieve a winning result. Betis vs Real Madrid odds January 13, 2019 Bookmakers from Pari-Match doubt the strength of the away team and are not ready to give them the status of an absolute favourite. Betis – Real Madrid odds: Betis win – 3.30; Draw – 3.80; Real Madrid win – 2.12. Betis v Real Madrid: Forecast for the match The Galacticos are in a very uncertain state right now and the trip to Sevilla will be a difficult test for them. Prediction for Betis vs Real Madrid match: Betis will win at least one half, odds – 2.01.