Real Betis 2-2 Girona: Late drama as Tello saves a point

Real Betis 2-2 Girona: Late drama as Tello saves a point

November 25, 2017 Off By Sports Writer

Cristian Tello scored a 95th minute equaliser to ensure a point for Real Betis against Girona on Saturday afternoon.

The Andalusian side salvaged a point at home to Catalans Girona after a crazy finish which saw both sides score in the final moments of the game.

Girona appeared the get all three points after Portu netted his second goal four minutes into stoppage time, however, Tello controlled the ball on his chest from the restart and then beat two defenders before slotting home.

Elsewhere on Saturday, ten man Eibar dealt Alaves their 11th defeat of the season so far, beating them 2-1 in a derby of small Basque country sides.

Charles scored Eibar’s second goal but was then showed a red card for shoving his head into an Alaves player on the 83rd minute.

In Saturday’s other two La Liga games, Atletico Madrid proved too good for Levante, beating them 5-0.

Kevin Gameiro scored twice, whilst Antoine Griezmann, who has been struggling for goals of late – also netted an impressive brace.

Diego Simeone’s side now sit third in the standings, one place above Real Madrid, who left it late to beat struggling Malaga.

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Cristiano Ronaldo it was to the rescue for Zinedine Zidane’s side as he netted a late spot-kick to ensure a 3-2 victory.