Real Madrid take on Real Betis in a very important midweek La Liga game on Wednesday night, 20th September 2017 at Santiago Bernabue. This game holds significant importance for Real Madrid who might find themselves 7 points behind Barcelona who play on Tuesday night. Anything but a win will really put Madrid’s chance of defending La Liga title in jeopardy which makes it a interesting game to look forward to. We will have match highlights of game right here after the match.
Real Madrid vs Real Betis – Match Highlights
Date: Wednesday night, 20th September 2017 – Time: 22:00 CET / 20:00 uk time
Channel: SkySports 2 (UK), beINSports (US)
Since the game is kicking off at 21:00 uk time we will have the match highlights after the game at around midnight uk time with extended match footage and goals video. So if you missed the live action your can always visit this page to get the match recap video.
Match Preview & Lineups: Real Madrid are coming into this game on the back of four consecutive draws and Ronaldo has been under pressure for not doing enough for the team. However he had a superb international break scoring 5 goals in two matches and should be more confident going into this weekend’s clash
Real Madrid 2-1 Real Betis – March 2017
[ Spanish La Liga 2017 Match ]
25′ 0 – 1 Keylor Navas (Own goal) gave Betis a surprise lead at Bernabue on Sunday night.
41′ 1 – 1 Cristiano Ronaldo equalized just before the halftime to bring Real Madrid back into the game.
Real Betis 1-6 Real Madrid – 15 October 2016
[ Spanish Primera Liga 2016-17 Match ]
04′ 0 – 1 Raphael Varane opened the scoring inside first four minutes with a glancing header to make it 1-0 for Real Madrid.
32′ 0 – 2 Karim Benzema doubled Real Madrid lead just after the half hour mark.
40′ 0 – 3 Marcelo who was brilliant throughout the game scored the third for Real madrid before the break.
45′ 0 – 4 Isco another played who had a good game scored his first and Real madrid fourth as homeside wrapped three points.
56′ 1 – 4 Alvaro Cejudo gave Real Betis a cansolation goal after the halftime but it was too little too late.
63′ 1 – 5 Isco was at it again as Real Madrid rounded off the win with comprehensive result.
Real Madrid are likely to start with Ronaldo, Benzema and Gareth Bale in the starting lineup while Isco, Kroos and Kovacic to start in central midfield. Both Modric and Casemiro are set to miss the game leaving Zidane with some selection headech.
Real Madrid is odds on favorite to get three points playing at home and they must win to keep the pace with Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the top. Ronaldo’s form has been an issue for Madrid since his return from injury but his international exploits will help his confidence. I am going with an easy win for Real Madrid in this one.