BETIS 1 – 1 ATLÉTICO
Betis: Adán; Rafa Navarro, Pezzella, Bruno, Durmisi (Alex Martínez, 87’); Brazanac, Petros, Jonás (Cejudo, 68’); Joaquín (Nahuel, 91’), Rubén Castro and Ceballos.
Atlético de Madrid: Oblak; Giménez, Savic, Lucas, Filipe Luis (Fernando Torres, 64’); Koke, Saúl, Gabi, Carrasco; Griezmann (Thomas, 75’) and Gameiro (Nico Gaitán, 64’).
Referee: Álvarez Izquierdo. Booked the home players Brazanac (28’), Petros (65’), Adán (67’) and Alex Martínez (91’); and the visiting Filipe Luis (36’), Giménez (42’), Koke (55’) and Savic (60’).
1-0. 57'. Ceballos, scores on the volley from the edge of the box and beats Oblak.
1-1. 66'. Savic, inside the area, pushes into the net a free-kick delivered by Koke.
The objective to secure LaLiga's podium depended on winning points at the Benito Villamarín and it was achieved with a tie thanks to a goal by Savic. The red and white team saw how Betis had two chances to score, one from a shot by Joaquín that hit the post on 10 minutes and another from Ceballos that also hit the woodwork in the 24th.
In the second half, the match started at a frantic pace, with attack in both areas and the first one that managed to score was Betis, with a hard shot from Ceballos which Oblak could not stop. But Atlético tied soon after thanks to Savic finishing a free-kick delivered by Koke. In the final stretch, there were tries in both areas but Oblak saved a goal from a drive by Cejudo. The fuxture ended with a draw, a result that allows our team to be in LaLiga's podium. It is the fifth season that Atlético will be in the Champions.