Betis held 1-1 by Atletico in at the Estadio Benito Villamarin

Joy and disappointment for both sides as Betis and Atletico can only manage a 1-1 draw

Betis held 1-1 by Atletico in at the Estadio Benito Villamarin
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Betis were held to 1-1 draw by Atletico down on Sunday at the Estadio Benito Villamarin. Betis were looking for a victory following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Elche in their previous game. Atletico lost 1-0 in the last match they played against Seville. At the moment, Betis are in 6th place on the table and has 47 points while Atletico sit in 1st with 67 points after 30 matches.

Atletico started the first half well, thanks to an early goal from Yannick Carrasco in the 5th minute. However, their lead was short lived, as Cristian Tello equalised for Betis, on 20 minutes, which brought Manuel Pellegrini's squad level at 1-1 at the half time break Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-1.

For Betis, Juanmi, Diego Lainez and William Carvalho, came on for Joao Felix, Mario Hermoso, Hector Herrera and Kieran Trippier. Atletico brought on Lucas Torreira, Renan Lodi, Vitolo and Sime Vrsaljko, to replace Joao Felix, Mario Hermoso, Hector Herrera and Kieran Trippier.

Betis next face Athletic Club and Atletico are at home to Huesca.

Technical card:
Real Betis:Jan Oblak, Kieran Trippier, Jose Gimenez, Stefan Savic, Mario Hermoso, Yannick Carrasco, Hector Herrera, Koke, Saul Niguez, Angel Correa and Joao Felix
Atletico Madrid:Claudio Bravo, Emerson, Aissa Mandi, Marc Bartra, Alex Moreno, Joaquin, Guido Rodriguez, Sergio Canales, Nabil Fekir, Cristian Tello and Aitor Ruibal
Stadium:the Estadio Benito Villamarin
Goals:Yannick Carrasco (0-1, min. 5) and Cristian Tello (1-1, min. 20)

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