Elche – Betis: The climb begins

A team with water around its neck and another that aspires Europe They measure forces this afternoon in the Martinez Valero

Lvictories are very expensive in the ten games left for the season to end. That is why they talk about end. Some teams arrive with water up to their necks, such as the Elche, who is still in the fight for elude descent and others, like Betis, who dream of playing in Europe next season. The Alicante painting will try to expand its full of home victories with Scribe on the bench. After beating Eibar and Seville, He faces one of his most demanding matches in this final stretch of the course. Five of his last ten commitments will be direct duels by salvation.

For their part, the Verdiblancos demonstrated before him I raised having recovered from the defeat in the derby and the level it offers so far this year gives it a golden opportunity this afternoon to continue to establish itself in the European zone. Elche lands have resisted the Real Betis lately. Those of Pellegrini, who beat 3-1 in the Benito Villamarin in the first round, it is not that they are involved in the fight for Europe, but for the moment they would only depend on themselves for it.

The Elche faces the match in front of Betis with the important loss of his ‘top scorer’, Lucas Boyé, by sanction. Pere Milla, goal scorer in Getafe, and Guido Carrillo they will integrate the pair of forwards. In it Betis, of the six footballers who attended the call of their national teams, Saved did not play the last game for a muscle problem and stays out.

The ‘FIFA virus’ It has gone further for the Andalusians this season and, after the last two breaks, the two hardest defeats came. On the way back from the appointments of the October 10 and 13, The team of Pellegrini it fell 0-3 against Real Sociedad, its biggest win against at home of this year. And after the international matches on November 14 and 17, of which Canales returned injured, the Betis it was beaten (4-0) in San Mamés. Bartra, which returned to the list against I raised after three months, it might have minutes.

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