Today's match ends for William Carvalho who will be replaced by Sidnei (Betis).
3 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Francis Guerrero (Betis) fails to find any of his teammates inside the box as his pass is blocked.
Isco (Real Madrid) has tested the patience of referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco and goes into the book for a previous late challenge.
The current number of shots on goal is 2:7.
Half-chance! Jese (Betis) plays a pass into the box, but Keylor Navas reacts well to snuff out the attack.
Pau Lopez (Betis) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
Zinedine Zidane prepares a substitution. Karim Benzema is replaced by Lucas (Real Madrid).
It's a goal! Firpo Junior plays the ball to the feet of Jese (Betis), who hits a tremendous first-time shot into the roof of the net. The goalkeeper was unable to keep it out. 0:2.
Loren goes off the pitch and Cristian Tello (Betis) comes on.
Firpo Junior (Betis) wastes a good opportunity as his pass into the box is blocked by the defence.
Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) has a chance after receiving a pass. He measures his shot from the edge of the box but it sails just wide of the left post. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Betis.
Substitution. Federico Valverde will be replaced by Isco (Real Madrid).
This corner kick is taken with a short pass by Andres Guardado (Betis).
Quique Setien has decided to substitute Wilfrid Kaptoum and he is replaced by Jese (Betis).
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) receives a clever pass and shoots from mid-range. His shot looks like it's going in the top right corner, but Keylor Navas has other ideas and makes a brilliant save. The referee points to the corner flag. It's a corner to Betis.
Real Madrid are dominating the game at the moment by exchanging a combination of one or two touch passes. Great harmony between the players.
Fantastic team goal! Loren (Betis) was set free in the area by Andres Guardado and made no mistake with a lovely finish into the top of the net. 0:1.
The manager makes a subsitution with Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) coming on for Brahim Diaz.
Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Alberto Undiano Mallenco had an easy-decision to make.
Junior Vinicius (Real Madrid) unleashes a promising shot towards the bottom left corner after his wonderful solo run, but Pau Lopez thwarts the effort with a fabulous save. The score remains the same.
A pass by Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
The ball is cleared after Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) attempted to dribble past an opposing player.
The attendance for today's match is 56900.
Andres Guardado (Betis) swings in a promising cross from the free kick, but one of the defenders does a perfect job to avert the danger.
Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) sees a yellow card. He should be more careful because one more challenge like that could result in a red card.
Wilfrid Kaptoum (Betis) seems to be alright and is okay to carry on.
The game is interrupted now, Wilfrid Kaptoum (Betis) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
The referee blows his whistle to signal the start of the second half.
The end of the first half.
Real Madrid keep possession of the ball by producing short passes and one-two passes from player to player.
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) picks up a pass and has an effort from the edge of the box, but Keylor Navas gets down to his right to keep it out.
Firpo Junior (Betis) wasted a great chance as he climbed high to connect with a cross from the free kick inside the penalty area. He produced a header, but sent the ball into the stands. The ball goes out of play and Real Madrid will have a goal kick.
Alberto Undiano Mallenco shows a yellow card to Marcos Llorente (Real Madrid) for his blatant foul.
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) steps up to take the corner, but the ball just sails in among the defenders.
A neat pass is well received by Giovani Lo Celso (Betis), who is lurking on the edge of the box and strikes the ball on goal. The goalkeeper makes a decent save to block his shot. The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for Betis.
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) fires a rebound from mid-range onto the right post!
Marcelo (Real Madrid) produces a quality cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away.
This is a yellow card! Wilfrid Kaptoum (Betis) is not happy with the decision, but from our point of view it was clear.
Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) plays in a hopeful cross, but it doesn't find its way to any of the attacking players.
Andres Guardado (Betis) decides to take a short corner instead of crossing into the box.
Marc Bartra (Betis) receives a clever pass and shoots from mid-range. His shot looks like it's going into the roof of the net, but Keylor Navas has other ideas and makes a brilliant save. Betis have a corner.
Ooh that was close! Marcelo (Real Madrid) collects a pass and runs with pace goalwards before unleashing a great drive from the edge of the box, but it goes inches wide of the right post. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Betis.
Real Madrid take a short corner kick.
Junior Vinicius (Real Madrid) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him. The ball is out of play and Real Madrid manage to earn a corner.
Loren (Betis) is forced to stop his forward run after being caught in an offside position by the linesman.
Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) sends a long ball forward to Karim Benzema, but he put too much power and the chance is gone. The ball goes out of play and Betis will have a goal kick.
Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) finds himself some space around the penalty spot and leaps high to meet the free kick. He tries to put his header into the middle of the goal, but Keylor Navas keeps it out.
Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) does well to dispossess the attacker with a slide tackle, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul. Betis earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Francis Guerrero (Betis) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat.
The ratio of the ball possession is 37:63.
Betis work the corner short. The ball is passed to a nearby teammate.
Andres Guardado (Betis) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. The ball goes behind for a corner. Betis will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition's goal.
Betis quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
A cross from a mid-range free kick, taken by Betis, is intercepted by one of the defenders. The ball is out of play. Betis win a corner kick.
Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) deprives his opponent of the ball, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul. He's not happy with the decision! Betis will take a free kick.
Junior Vinicius (Real Madrid) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
The Real Madrid players are displaying brilliant short passes and great ball movement. They are waiting to open the opposition's defence and hit them swiftly on the break.
Andres Guardado (Betis) whips the ball in, but it fails to reach any of his teammates as the opposition's defence averts the threat. The referee and the linesman both signal a throw-in for Betis.
The first half has started.
The players are on the pitch and Real Madrid will have the kick-off.
Alberto Undiano Mallenco is introduced as the referee for today's match.
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