Espanyol hosts Real Betis in a first leg from the 1/4-finals of the Spanish Copa del Rey

Espanyol hosts Real Betis in a first leg from the 1/4-finals of the Spanish Copa del Rey. Let’s take a look at this fixture in the Catalonian capital in our vip soccer bets.


Espanyol reached this phase of the competition after eliminating Villarreal in the previous round. The first game in Villarreal ended with a 2-2 draw, but in the second leg Los Pericos enjoyed a 3-1 win over the Yellow Submarine, which allowed them to reach the 1/4-finals. Pablo Piatti and Borja Iglesias scored for Espanyol from penalty kicks, while after the halftime break Borja Iglesias once again scored for Rubi’s team.


In La Liga Espanyol started really well the new season, but with time their performance dropped. Right now they are 13th in the league with 24 points and a record of 7 wins, 3 draws and 10 defeats. In their last five games Espanyol won only once – against Leganes, also suffering four defeats. Clearly Los Pericos are not in their best shape at the moment.


Meanwhile Real Betis reached the 1/4-finals of the Copa del Rey with two draws against Real Sociedad. The first game at the Estadio Benito Villamarin in Sevilla ended 0-0, while a 2-2 draw in the second leg qualifed Betis with more away goals. Sergio Canales and Loren Moron scored for Betis at the Anoeta.


In La Liga Real Betis are doing well, being 7th in the standings with 29 points. Their record is 8 wins, 5 draws and 7 defeats. In their last match the Andalusians enjoyed a difficult, but important 3-2 win over Girona. Cristian Tello, Loren Moron and Sergio Canales scored for Quique Setien’s team.


These are our vip soccer bets for the Copa del Rey clash between Espanyol and Real Betis.