Joaquin (Betis) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat. The ball goes out of play. Betis are awarded a corner kick.
The resulting set piece from Betis is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
We will have 3 min. of added time.
Diego Lainez Leyva (Betis) meets a pass on the edge of the penalty area and shoots towards the middle of the goal. He didn't put enough power into the effort, though, and Neto pulls off an easy save.
Sergio Leon (Betis) outjumps the defence to meet the resulting corner and heads the ball towards the middle of the goal. The long-range header is not powerful enough, and the keeper comfortably makes a save.
Good work from Betis as they win a corner.
Betis take a short corner kick.
Second Yellow Card
Rodrigo (Valencia) makes a bad challenge and is given a second yellow card which means he's off.
Betis have been awarded a corner kick.
Goal! Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) wins the battle of wills and sends an unstoppable penalty past Neto into left side of the goal.
Gabriel (Valencia) changes the direction of the ball using his hand, but he is angry when the referee gives a foul against him. Betis are awarded a penalty! What an opportunity to score.
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) will take the responsibility and he is already preparing the ball.
The substitution has been made. Kevin Gameiro (Valencia) has replaced Goncalo Guedes.
The referee signals a substitution. Diego Lainez Leyva (Betis) is brought on as a substitute for Wilfrid Kaptoum.
The foul by Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) is worthy of a card and a yellow is duly shown by Jose Sanchez.
Quique Setien has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Sergio Leon (Betis) replacing Jese.
The substitution is prepared. Antonio Latorre (Valencia) joins the action as a substitute, replacing Santi Mina.
Firpo Junior (Betis) leaps highest in the penalty area to get on the end of a cross from the set piece, and he produces a promising goal-bound header towards the left side of the goal, but Neto pulls off a decent save to deny him.
A defender unwittingly blocks the ball on the line after a snap shot from Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) inside the box following a slide rule pass.
Now Betis have a corner.
This yellow card was deserved. The tackle by Rodrigo (Valencia) was quite harsh and Jose Sanchez didn't hesitate to show him a yellow card.
Firpo Junior (Betis) sends a pass into the box, but his attempt is thwarted and cleared.
Substitution. Aissa Mandi is replaced by Loren (Betis).
Flag goes up against Daniel Wass (Valencia) and the referee blows his whistle for offside.me>>. The referee blows his whistle for offside.
Zouhair Feddal (Betis) has tested the patience of referee Jose Sanchez and goes into the book for a previous late challenge.
The free kick is delivered by Daniel Parejo (Valencia) but it's not one of his best and is easily cleared.
Firpo Junior (Betis) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Jose Sanchez had an easy-decision to make.
Good clearance! Carlos Soler (Valencia) received a low pass, but he didn't have time to do anything as one of the defenders quickly stole the ball off him.
Valencia enjoy a period of possession as they are exchanging some passes and waiting for an opportunity to strike.
Half-chance! Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) plays a pass into the box, but Neto reacts well to snuff out the attack.
An attempted cross from Firpo Junior (Betis) is cleared.
Goal! Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) collects a pass and without hesitation fires an unstoppable shot into the bottom left corner.
Valencia quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Rodrigo (Valencia) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball. Valencia force a corner. They send men into the box.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) steps up to send the ball in.
Carlos Soler (Valencia) sends a beautiful cross into the penalty area, but the opposition's defence manages to clear the ball to safety. Valencia will take a corner kick.
Jose Sanchez blows his whistle and the second half starts.
The first half of today's match has just finished.
There will be a minimum of 1 min. of added time.
Although Andres Guardado (Betis) is just on the bench, Jose Sanchez has awarded him with a yellow card. Unsporting behavior says the referee.
What a beauty from just outside the box! Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) lashed the ball with incredible pace and power into the bottom left corner.
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) missed a great opportunity! He finds himself some space near the penalty spot and plants a header goalwards which lacks both power and accuracy. The ball sails well over the bar!
One of the defenders reacts at the last minute to brilliantly block a pass from Goncalo Guedes (Valencia).
Jose Gaya (Valencia) latches on to a brilliant through ball in a promising position, but one of the defenders is alert to the danger and dispossess him.
Marc Bartra (Betis) attempts to find one of his teammates with a fine lofted pass, but the defence reacts well to intercept the effort.
Here's the current ball possession statistics for both teams – 72:28.
Denis Cheryshev is substituted due to injury. Marcelino Garcia Toral gives a chance to Rodrigo (Valencia).
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) picks up an injury.
A cross from a mid-range free kick, taken by Valencia, is intercepted by one of the defenders.
Aissa Mandi (Betis) jumps highest to meet an accurate cross and heads the ball towards the net. His fine header whistles just inches over the crossbar.
A quickly taken corner by Betis.
Jese (Betis) gets on the end of a good cross and shoots, but his attempt is inadvertently blocked by one of his own teammates. The ball is out of play. Betis will have a chance to score from a corner.
Joaquin (Betis) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
Cristian Tello (Betis) unleashes a shot, but his effort is poor and floats high over the bar.
Joaquin (Betis) attempts to find the head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box, but a defender outjumps the attackers and averts the threat.
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Neto intercepts the ball.
Long passes, short passes and one-two passes. Betis are showcasing great team work by keeping possession and producing pin-point passes from player to player. The opposition's players are finding it very difficult to intercept at the moment.
Cristian Tello (Betis) makes space inside the box for a shot, but his effort goes just wide of the right post.
Marc Bartra (Betis) should know this behaviour is beyond the rules. He was too careless with his challenge and left Jose Sanchez no option but to blow his whistle.
Firpo Junior (Betis) skips past his man but can't keep the ball in play.
Andres Guardado (Betis) sends in a lofted cross from a long-range free kick, but it goes out of play.
The referee blows his whistle and we are underway.
Let us introduce today's referee to you, and it's Jose Sanchez.
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