Real Betis had a 2-1 lead after the first period in the game at home to Espanyol in La Liga. The third period saw Espanyol work their way back into the game. In the end the spoils were shared, as the game ended at 2-2.
The visitors Espanyol took an early lead when Aleix Vidal scored after 16 minutes, with an assist by Raul de Tomas, making it 1-0.
Real Betis equalised 1-1 just before the half-time whistle as Willian Jose netted, with an assist by Sergio Canales.
Straight after the break, Nabil Fekir made his mark and gave the team the lead.
Real Betis’ German Pezzella was sent off in the 78th minute.
The equaliser came in the 90th minute, when Leandro Cabrera scored a goal for Espanyol, what brought the final score to 2-2.
It was Espanyol’s fifth game in a row without a win.
Real Betis have 1 win, 3 draws and 1 loss with a 6–6 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Espanyol have 3 draws and 2 losses and a 3–5 goal difference.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-1 home win for Real Betis in June 2020.
Real Betis have scored 6 goals. They have scored three goals at home. They’ve conceded 6 goals in total.
Espanyol have scored 3 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 3 goals. They’ve conceded 5 goals in total.
Real Betis have opened the score in 1 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the La Liga, Real Betis will take on Osasuna (away) on 22 September 2021, Getafe (home) on 25 September 2021 and Villarreal (away) on 02 October 2021. Espanyol play Alaves (home) on 21 September 2021, Sevilla (away) on 24 September 2021 and Real Madrid (home) on 02 October 2021.