An ex-Schalker has the last word: Betis wins Copa del Rey in a penalty shootout

In the Olympic Stadium of Sevilla, Betis caught the better start with the ex-Dortmund Marc Bartra. A sparkling attack on the right side led to the lead: Beller ultimately flanked precisely on Borja Iglesias, who had little trouble from a short distance to put ahead to 1: 0 (11th).

From Valencia was offensive little to see, but in the 30th minute followed the spiritual flash: Diakhaby conquered deep in his own half on the right the ball, over two stations landed the leather at Ilaix Moriba. The perfect pass of Leipzig loan made Hugo Duro with a wise lifter over the dulling Keeper Bravo.

Shortly before the break, Betis was close to the second goal in a now intense and balanced game. Canales was allowed to walk and take the score to 15 meters in front of the gate, the post saved the careless Valencia before the renewed residue.

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But Betis was happiness Hold. In the 53rd minute Gaya failed from a pointed angle to Keeper Bravo, Hugo Duro was rather involuntarily got the leg to the ball, but missed the Betis box but for hair width. The Bordalas troupe also had the next few minutes significantly higher water, while the pellegrini-eleven was almost exclusively dealing with defensive tasks at this stage.

Betis sifts rows of bulk opportunities

Betis had a Borja Iglesia. The attacker was the most striking actor in the square, his template on Juanmi in the 67th minute to the tongue. Valencia’s final man Mamardashvili prevented the impact with a also worth seeing footprint. In the 80th minute it was again Juanmi, who took 17 meters – as in half one of Valencia was the aluminum.

At the latest after the bulk opportunities of Iglesias (83.) and above all Fekir (85th), the Gün-Weiß had earned the renewed lead. But since Soler also failed to Keeper Bravo on the other side, it was – now with the 40-year-old Betis-Old Master Joaquin, who had already participated in the last title win in 2005 – in the extension.

In this, however, little, both teams shied the last risk. So the penalty shooting had to decide. Joaquine just met, Mamardashvili had guessed the corner. But the Musah replaced only in the 100th minute, but with his 19 years, the nerves failed, he shot over. The ex-Schalke Miranda turned safely and made the title win for Betis perfect!

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