La Liga Return: Sevilla open with a 2 nil win against Betis

Players moment of silence before Kick-off

Sevilla triumphed over local rivals Real Betis in La Liga's return match on Thursday night, since the March 2020 postponement over Covid-19.

The match was played behind-closed-doors at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

Winger Lucas Ocampos opened the scoring from the penalty spot at the first quarter into the second half, as former Manchester City midfielder Fernando netted the second goal with a close-range header shortly afterwards, putting Sevilla ahead with 2-0 win against the visitors.

On the other hand, Betis struggled to get into the game, with Nabil Fekir and Sergio Canales trying and shooting over from long range.

Weekend fixture

Sevilla travel to Levante on Monday, as Real Betis visit Granada.

Meanwhile, the action continues over the weekend, with Barcelona facing Mallorca on Saturday and Real Madrid gaming up against Eibar on Sunday.

 

Friday 12th June

Granada v Getafe

Valencia v Levante

 

Saturday 13th June

Espanyol v Alaves

Celta Vigo v Villarreal

Leganes v Real Valladolid

Real Mallorca v Barcelona

 

Sunday 14th June

Athletic Bilbao v Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid v Eibar

Real Sociedad v Osasuna

 

Monday 15th June

Levante v Sevilla

Real Betis v Granada

 

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