Real Betis progress in Copa del Rey but Setien upset with red card
Real Betis went through the next round of the Copa Del Rey after a 2-2 draw but Quique Setién was “outraged” by the action that led to the expulsion of Lo Celso for a sending off after two yellow.
Former Real Sociedad midfielder Sergio Canales struck the opener on 37 minutes but three minutes later Igor Zubeldia equalised from his own flick on with a volley and went ahead through Mikel Merino but Loren Morón tucked in for Betis before Giovani Lo Celso got his marching orders in added time.
Speaking after the game Setien said:
“The evaluation is very positive, La Real is a strong team, which has always compromised us, and us, but it plays well, it has resources and powerful people, the matches against them have been matched, with alternatives, and I think we have I did a lot of merit, because we were just as effective and strong, and there were players who had not played for a while, others with many minutes, and I congratulate them. “
on expulsion of Lo Celso
“I am quite angry, I am warning the fourth referee, that the change is not that, that Loren was injured, as long as the player does not leave the field, I can change, and I immediately told him to change it and he did not pay attention. I told Gio not to go out and he told the referee, I would like them to explain why, the fourth referee was warned. “