Betis were held to 0-0 draw by Athletic Bilbao down on Wednesday at the Estadio Benito Villamarin. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Betis wanted to continue adding points after a 2-2 draw against Valencia. Athletic Bilbao, on the other hand, secured a point against Alaves in their previous match. As things stand, Betis are currently 5th with 49 points from 31 matches, while Athletic Bilbao sit in 9th, with 38 points from 31.
For Betis, Loren Moron, Diego Lainez, Andres Guardado and Paul Akouokou, came on for Oihan Sancet, Mikel Vesga, Jon Morcillo and Alex Berenguer. Athletic Bilbao brought on Raul Garcia, Unai Lopez, Ibai Gomez and Inaki Williams for Oihan Sancet, Mikel Vesga, Jon Morcillo and Alex Berenguer.
The referee booked six players. Guido Rodriguez, Andres Guardado and Claudio Bravo from Betis, who saw yellow cards and Nabil Fekir, sent off with a red, as well as for Athletic Bilbao Oscar De Marcos and Unai Nunez received yellows.
Betis will next play Real Valladolid away, with Athletic Bilbao facing Atletico Madrid at home.
|Real Betis:||Unai Simon, Oscar De Marcos, Mikel Balenziaga, Unai Nunez, Inigo Lekue, Alex Berenguer, Unai Vencedor, Mikel Vesga, Jon Morcillo, Oihan Sancet and Asier Villalibre|
|Athletic Bilbao:||Claudio Bravo, Emerson, Aissa Mandi, Marc Bartra, Juan Miranda, Aitor Ruibal, Sergio Canales, Guido Rodriguez, Nabil Fekir, Cristian Tello and Borja Iglesias|
|Stadium:||the Estadio Benito Villamarin|