Last-place Elche falls apart in 3-2 loss to Real Betis

— Elche’s disheartened fans were dealt another blow after the Spanish league’s bottom team squandered a two-goal lead, had two players sent off, and conceded a stoppage-time penalty to lose to Real Betis 3-2 on Friday.

2/24/2023 AP
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 6
    • Abner Yellow Card
  • 7
    • Fidel Penalty - Scored
  • 9
    • Lucas Boyé Goal
  • 34
    • Enzo Roco Yellow Card
  • 45
    • Gerard Gumbau Yellow Card
  • HT
    • First Half ends, Elche 2, Real Betis 0.
  • 45
    • On: Borja Iglesias|Off: Juanmi
  • 45
    • On: Juan Miranda|Off: Abner
  • 45
    • On: Joaquín|Off: Luiz Henrique
  • 57
    • Lisandro Magallán Red Card
  • 58
    • Pape Diop Red Card
  • 65
    • Borja Iglesias Penalty - Scored
  • 66
    • On: Diego González|Off: José Antonio Morente
  • 68
    • Juan Miranda Goal
  • 74
    • On: Josan|Off: Ezequiel Ponce
  • 75
    • On: Raúl Guti|Off: Gerard Gumbau
  • 75
    • On: Lautaro Blanco|Off: Carlos Clerc
  • 81
    • On: Nicolás Fernández|Off: Fidel
  • 81
    • On: Víctor Ruiz|Off: Luiz Felipe
  • 85
    • On: Willian José|Off: Ayoze Pérez
  • 88
    • Borja Iglesias Penalty - Saved
  • 90+3
    • Helibelton Palacios Yellow Card
  • 90+4
    • Enzo Roco Red Card
  • 90+5
    • Willian José Penalty - Scored
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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ELC
3-4-2-1
  • 13Badía
  • 7Magallán
  • 3Roco
  • 14Palacios
  • 23Clerc
    On: Lautaro Blanco | Off: Carlos Clerc
  • 20Gumbau
    On: Raúl Guti | Off: Gerard Gumbau
  • 21Mascarell
  • 11Morente
    On: Diego González | Off: José Antonio Morente
  • 16Fidel
    On: Nicolás Fernández | Off: Fidel
  • 19Ponce
    On: Josan | Off: Ezequiel Ponce
  • 9Boyé
No. Name
Saves 6
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
3 Enzo Roco  34' 90'+4'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 1 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 1 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
75' 8  Raúl Guti
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
16 Fidel  7'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
74' 17  Josan
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
12 Pape Diop  58'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 1 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Martínez Valero
  • COVERAGE: ESPNDP/ESPN+
  • Elche, Spain
  • ATTENDANCE: 20,643
  • REFEREE: Javier Iglesias Villanueva

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Elche 2, Real Betis 3.
90'+8' Second Half ends, Elche 2, Real Betis 3.
90'+7' Attempt saved. Willian José (Real Betis) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by William Carvalho.

Match Stats

ELC
BET

Possession

35% 65%

Shots (on Goal)

4 (2)
21 (9)
ELC BET
16 Fouls 9
2 Yellow Cards 1
3 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 2
3 Corner Kicks 3
6 Saves 0
Data is currently unavailable.

Spanish LaLiga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 38 +50 88
2 Real Madrid 38 +39 78
3 Atletico Madrid 38 +37 77
4 Real Sociedad 38 +16 71
5 Villarreal 38 +19 64
6 Real Betis 38 +5 60
7 Osasuna 38 -5 53
8 Athletic Club 38 +4 51
9 Mallorca 38 -6 50
10 Girona 38 +3 49
11 Rayo Vallecano 38 -8 49
12 Sevilla 38 -7 49
13 Celta Vigo 38 -10 43
14 Cádiz 38 -23 42
15 Getafe 38 -11 42
16 Valencia 38 -3 42
17 Almería 38 -16 41
18 Real Valladolid 38 -30 40
19 Espanyol 38 -17 37
20 Elche 38 -37 25