MADRID: Barcelona suffered their 3rd house defeat of the season at Camp Nou the day before today with a 1-0 loss to Actual Betis coming simply 4 days earlier than their the most important Champions League conflict towards Bayern Munich. The Catalans ruled the sport but it surely was once Juanmi Jimenez who scored the one purpose of the sport within the 79th minute as Betis moved into 3rd position within the desk.
Sevilla transfer 2nd
Sevilla decreased the distance to Actual Madrid to 5 issues the day before today by way of beating Villarreal 1-0 in Los angeles Liga, with Lucas Ocampos scoring the winner within the first part. Victory lifts Sevilla into 2nd position, above Atletico Madrid, who performed at house to Mallorca later, earlier than leaders Actual Madrid face Actual Sociedad in San Sebastian.
Villarreal have ambitions to problem for the highest 4 this season however they keep twelfth after proceeding a depressing run of shape clear of house. They’re but to win an away sport within the league this season. Ocampos gave Sevilla the lead within the sixteenth minute after Juan Foyth was once dispossessed down the best, permitting Marcos Acuna to swing a pass to the again put up, the place Ocampos’ header trickled in.
Rafa Mir concept he had added a 2nd purpose however was once offside after which Sevilla spurned a very good likelihood once they had a six towards two at the counter-attack however didn’t convert. Villarreal will have to have made them pay in the second one part just for Moreno to pass over a sitter. Dani Parejo’s chipped ball was once performed around the field by way of Pervis Estupinan to the again put up the place Moreno, 3 yards out with the web gaping, by hook or by crook wafted vast. – AFP