Real Betis will play at home with Barcelona in the 17th round of the championship of Spain. The match will take place on February 1, starting at 20:00 GMT.
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La Liga 2022-23
Borja Iglesias’ late penalty kick gave Real Betis a (1-0) victory over Getafe on Sunday and ended the club’s three-game losing streak. This success revived hopes of a first top-four finish in the table.
Manuel Pellegrini’s men remain just three points off the top four, but the team will have to deal with La Liga’s erratic form since mid-September, the hosts have not won more than two consecutive league victories.
For 18 rounds of the current championship, Betis has nine victories and four draws, which corresponds to 31 points and sixth position in the standings.
Barcelona will try to extend the series of successful matches in this match. Moreover, the success of the victory is that the club was confirmed in January in Saudi Arabia, where they won the Spanish Super Cup for the 14th time.
This moment allowed Girona to win 1-0 away at the weekend and beat Real Sociedad (1-0) in the Copa del Rey last week.
Barcelona’s away form is also impressive, as the visitors have won eight of their last nine away matches, with the only loss coming in Madrid against Real Madrid (1-3).
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Head to Head
Barcelona have been impressive lately against Betis and have won 26 of the last 43 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Betis’ nine wins.
The last meeting of the two teams took place on January 12 in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup. Barcelona won after match penalties with a score (3-2).
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Xavi learned from the face-to-face meeting in January against Real Betis that will ultimately allow his team to achieve an important victory. In addition, Barcelona do not have the right to make a mistake that could strengthen Real Madrid’s position.
Prediction for this match: Barcelona win.