Our match prediction:
On Saturday evening 19:30 the 121th edition of the Seville derby will take place in the Benito Villamarín Stadium. The Seville derby is one of the most heated derby's in Spain between the two city rivals from Sevilla. In 120 earlier confrontations between both teams Real Betis managed to win 38 of them, 28 times the Seville derby end in a draw and 55 times Sevilla was able to beat Real Betis. This season both teams seem to look more equal than the last couple of years. Sevilla is currently placed 7th on the table having 22 points while Real Betis is placed 11th with 19 points which means Real Betis will have the same amount of points if they manage to beat Sevilla. The last 2 times Real Betis and Sevilla played in Benito Villamarin Stadium Sevilla managed to win both of them. We predict the 121th edition of the Seville derby to end in a 1-1 tie. Both teams will be highly motivated for this confrontation and won't be willing to lose the game. Sevilla clearly has the better squad but the heated stadium and fans will give Real Betis the extra motivation in this thriller.
Highlighted Team (Real 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 it’s home games in Estadio Benito Villamarin which holds a capacity of 57 000 spectators. The club colours of the club from Andalucia are green and white. Real Betis is known for it’s 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 it’s 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.