After almost three months off, Spanish La Liga finally started. Sevilla and Real Betis played at the Ramon Sanchez Pijuan Stadium on Thursday night. Where Sevilla has won easily. The match took place in a closed-door stadium with no spectators.
The last match in La Liga was played on March 10, this time between Real Sociedad, before it was stopped due to coronavirus. Sociedad won 2-1 that day. Three months later, on 11 June, Sevilla won the league 2-0.
A minute of silence was observed to commemorate the loss of life in Corona’s hands before the start of Thursday night’s match. Sevilla could not dominate their home ground Ramon Sanchez. Betis responded with an equal response to the attack. No team scored a goal in the first half of the match.
Betis defender Mark Bartra made a mistake back in the second half. Opponent forward Luke de Young was fouled in the D-box. The referee blew the penalty whistle as a result. Lucas Ocampos put Sevilla ahead of the successful spot.
Sevilla got their second success six minutes after the gifted goal. Ocampos on the scene again. The ball that flew from the corner was raised with the backfill towards Fernando. Standing in the gap, Fernando easily finds the address of the net.
With the 2-0 victory, Sevilla has secured the third position in the points table. At the end of 28 matches of the league, Sevilla collected 58 points. Barcelona is at the top with 56 points after playing one match less and Real Madrid is in the second position with 56 points.