Betis’ big hit this season, dry against the big boys

The Betis, rival this Saturday of Barça at the Camp NouIt is one of the teams that is playing the best game in these first months of the season and also one of the most effective in front of goal. The numbers don’t lie and Pellegrini’s are the third highest scoring team in LaLiga, with a total of 25 goals in 15 games disputed. Figures that at the moment, they only surpass Real Madrid (35 goals in the same matchdays) and Atlético de Madrid (26 goals in 14 games).

However, the great punch of the verdiblanco team, which has Juanmi (8 points and author of a hat-trick this past day against Levante) already Willian Jose (5) as his two top gunners in the championship, he has not existed in the matches against the LaLiga greats he has faced so far. In fact, in the absence of the game at the Camp Nou, he has already played against the other teams that participate in the Champions League, Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, Sevilla and Villarreal, and not only has lost to all four but failed to score in any of the duels.

On the third day, Pellegrini’s men conceded their first defeat at Villamarín against Real Madrid (0-1 with a goal from Carvajal) and they did not lose again until the eighth match, in the Ceramic Stadium (2-0 with Danjuma doublet). Their only two other losses in the championship they arrived consecutively, on matchday 12 in the Wanda Metropolitano (3-0) and in the next, in the Sevillian derby (0-2).

Beyond these four stumbles in LaLiga, in Betis’ other defeat this season, in the Europa League against the leader of his group, Bayer Leverkusen, the verdiblancos also stayed unmarked (4-0).

Betis in LaLiga

5th classified with 27 points: 25GF and 18GC

J1: Mallorca-Betis (1-1)
J2: Betis-Cádiz (1-1)
J3: Betis-R.Madrid (0-1)
J4: Granada-Betis (1-2)
J5: Betis-Espanyol (2-2)
J6: Osasuna-Betis (1-3)
J7: Betis-Getafe (2-0)
J8: Villarreal-Betis (2-0)
J9: Alavés-Betis (0-1)
J10: Betis-Rayo (3-2)
J11: Betis-Valencia (4-1)
J12: Atlético-Betis (3-0)
J13: Betis-Sevilla (0-2)
J14: Elche-Betis (0-3)
J15: Betis-Levante (3-1)

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