Our team will play an important game at the Benito Villamarían against Betis. Our players have the possibility of securing the third place in LaLiga and thus cinch the direct qualification for next season’s Champions League.
Our team is currently third in the table with 71 points, five above Sevilla, our immediate follower. Therefore, if the team wins one point, they would be third no matter what, qualifying directly for the Champions League for the fifth year in a row.
The team comes after beating Eibar at home in the last fixture played in the League championship. Saúl's goal after a pass by Godín won three very important points for our team at home.
In the precedent of the first round of play, the Atleti-Betis at the Calderón ended in 1-0. Nico Gaitán's goal won three points for us. In the last ten years, our team has visited the team from Sevilla eight times. In this decade, we have had six wins and two ties, so our team has been unbeaten for the last 10 years.