Madrid came of Betis scare


Real Madrid football club showed off their fighting spirit when they found a way to score a late winner against 10 men Real Betis to win the match 3-2 on Saturday.

The 2019/20 Spanish La Liga champions, Real Madrid were first to score in the match through Valverde after a good interchange of passes with Benzema.

Just after the hour mark, Real Betis fired two quick goals in a space of 2 minutes through Mandi and Carvalho for the defending champions to trail 2-1 by the break.

Minutes after the start of the second half, Real Madrid equalized power when they pressurised the home side with a breaking counter attack which saw Emerson putting into his own net a Carvajal’s cross.
As if that was not enough, Emerson was shown a red card after a foul from behind on Jovic for Betis to play with 10 men for 23 minutes which gave Real Madrid the advantage to send more men forward until the 82nd minute when captain Sergio Ramos converted a penalty after Barta handled the ball in the box to give his side their first victory this season.

In another match, Real Sociedad relied on 3 second half goals from Portu, Januzaj and Alcaide to defeat Elche while Alvaes and Valencia drew their home matches.

Saturday 26 September
Alaves 0-0 Getafe
Valencia 1-1 Huesca
Elche 0-3 Real Sociedad
Real Betis 2-3 Real Madrid

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