Our prediction for this Copa del Rey match:
After recording a routine 2-0 win over UCAM Murcia in their Copa del Rey opener, Real Betis will be looking to give fans yet another reason for celebration when they take on Multivera at Estadio Municipal Valle de Aranguren on Wednesday evening. Los Beticos head into the match following a 1-1 draw with Sevilla where they missed a penalty to seal the victory. Real Betis have been anything but impressive in the 2020/21 La Liga campaign, and, no doubt, they will give 100% to go all the way in the Spanish Cup.
The good news for the Andalusian outfit is that Sergio Canales has overcome his long-term injury. The likes of Guardado, Joaquin, Moreno, and Montoya, on the other hand, have been tested positive for coronavirus. Multivera did well to beat Racing Santander in their Copa del Rey opener, but Real Betis are likely to pose a much bigger threat for the hosts than their previous rivals.
Highlighted Player (Cristian Tello):
Cristian Tello is a pacey winger who made a great progress during his with Barcelona youth team. The “La Masia” product played for the Catalan giants at senior level as well and he made his debut for the Camp Nou outfit in a 1-0 win over L’Hospitalet (Copa del Rey) on November 9, 2011.
Tello scored 11 goals in 59 appearances for Barca in the Spanish top flight and it has to be noted that he played for the likes of Porto and Fiorentina on loan from 2014 to 2016. In the summer of 2017 he returned to Spain, signing a deal with Real Betis for a fee of €4 million. Cristian Tello is well known for his speed and brilliant technique and he is likely to play an important role in Quique Setien’s team in the 2017/2018 La Liga campaign.
The former Barcelona man made his debut for Spain national football team on August 14, 2013 in a 2-0 win over Ecuador and he represented La Roja at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Highlighted Team (Betis):
Real Betis Balompie, better known as Real Betis, is a Spanish football club from the city Sevilla and is currently active in the Primera Division. The club hosts its home games in Estadio Benito Villamarin which holds a capacity of 57 000 spectators. The club colors of the club from Andalucia are green and white.
Real Betis is known for its rivalry with Sevilla CF. The Sevilla derby is one of the biggest in Spanish football.The most famous nickname of Real Betis is Verdiblanco’s which literally mean Greenandwhite.
The club from Sevilla had its biggest succes in 1935 where the club managed to win the Primera Division fort heir first and last time. In 1977 and 2005 Real Betis won the Copa del Rey. The biggest succes in Europe was in season 1977/1978 and 1997/1998 where the club got knocked out in the quarter final.
Famous players that ever wore the green white kit are: Denilson, Ricardo Oliveira, Finidi George, Gerrie Muhren and Ricardo.