REAL BETIS TEAM NEWS
Starting XI: Robles, Emerson, Bartra, Sidnei, Moreno, Rodriguez, Alena, Canales, Fekir, Tello, Borja.
Subs: Martin, Barragan, Mandi, Feddal, Edgar, Pedraza, William, Guardado, Rodri, Joaquin, Lainez, Loren.
SEVILLA TEAM NEWS
Starting XI: Vaclik, Navas, Kounde, Diego Carlos, Reguilon, Jordan, Fernando, Oliver Torres, Ocampos, Munir, De Jong.
Subs: Bono, Gomez, Rony Lopes, Nolito, Banega, Suso, En-Nesyri, Escudero, Vazquez, Mena, Genaro, Juanlu.
La Liga top-flight football returns to Spain, with El Gran Derbi between Sevilla and Real Betis.
Captains Jesus Navas and Sergio Canales lead the two sides and kick-off is just moments away!
Kick off!!! The referee blows his whistle and Betis get the season back under way!
Goalkeepers are put under pressure at both end with stray backpasses.
Sevilla win the first corner of the game and Betis are able to break up the play.
There are already signs of frustration as Fekir swipes Munir’s legs from under him.
Nabil Fekir shows great close control to spin away from two in midfield before feeding Borja, but his poor first touch gives away possession.
Kounde looks to have headed the ball onto his own shoulder before it went wide.
Munir cross in from the left which falls perfectly for De Jong 12 yards out but his header drifts inches wide.
The game comes to a half to allow players to take on some fluids.
Ocampos moves down the right and pulls a across to Reguilon, but is block but two covering Betis defenders.
The referee brings a halt to proceedings to check on Fekir.
45+1: There will be TWO minutes of added time at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
KICK-OFF! Sevilla, who remain unchanged from the first half, get us back under way!
YELLOW! Emerson picks up the first booking of the game for a late challenge.
GOAL! SEVILLA 1-0 REAL BETIS (Ocampos pen, 56)
Lucas Ocampos as he sends Robles the wrong way and rifles the ball into the opposite corner.
GOAL! SEVILLA 2-0 REAL BETIS (Fernando, 62)
Double change for Betis as Joaquin and Moron replace Alena and Borja. Double change for Sevilla as Banega and En-Nesyri replace Ocampos and De Jong.
SUB! Another Betis change, Pedraza on for Moreno. Double change for Sevilla, Escudero and Vazquez replace Torres and Reguilon.
There will be SIX minutes of added time.
90+ 6 min
FT: SEVILLA 2-0 REAL BETIS
REPORT: OCAMPOS SHINES AS LA LIGA RETURNS
Sevilla banged a 2-0 win over local rivals Real Betis in La Liga’s behind-closed-doors return at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on Thursday.
Lucas Ocampos opened the scoring from the penalty spot early in the second half, with former Manchester City midfielder Fernando netting the second goal with a close-range header shortly afterwards.