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Borja Iglesias’ Penalty Gives Real Betis 1-0 Win Over Getafe

Real Betis and Getafe (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Borja Iglesias scored from the penalty spot to provide Real Betis a 1-Zero victory over Getafe in La liga.

  • Associated Press BARCELONA
  • Last Updated: February 20, 2021, 07:38 IST

Borja Iglesias earned and transformed a late penalty to provide Real Betis a 1-Zero victory over Getafe within the Spanish league on Friday.

The Betis striker got here on within the 64th minute and made an affect by profitable two penalties after being fouled twice by Getafe defender Sofian Chakla within the field.

Getafe goalkeeper David Soria saved the primary penalty when he blocked Sergio Canales effort within the 76th. Canales additionally wasted the rebound by sending it over the crossbar.

After incomes a second journey to the spot, Iglesias took it on himself to fireplace the penalty previous Soria for the 84th-minute winner in Seville.

Betis misplaced ahead Nabil Fekir to an obvious damage early within the match. He walked off the sphere when substituted by Cristian Tello.

The victory lifted Manuel Pellegrini’s Betis into sixth place and a Europa League spot.

Getafe’s struggles continued with its winless streak reaching six video games. It was in 14th place and solely three factors from the relegation zone earlier than the remainder of the video games for this spherical.

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