The game of Football has never failed to entertain us with its nail-biting moments. Throughout the year various competitive leagues takes place keeping football fans engaged. Adding to the fact the Spanish club Real Betis impressed their fans by winning the Copa Del Rey after 17 years. They achieved this milestone after defeating Valencia in a nail-biting encounter.
Betis fans showed their happiness posting through different social media. The last time they won the Copa Del Rey back in 2005 after defeating Osasuna by a margin of 2 goals to 1 in extra time. The fans once again added the win to their records after seventeen long years.
Real Betis win the Copa del Rey for the first time in 17 years 💚🤍 pic.twitter.com/UfCyVym5OZ
— B/R Football (@brfootball) April 23, 2022
Real Betis Beats Valencia To Win The Triumph
Betis went head to head against Valencia in Copa Del Rey finals. Both the teams came full prepared to be crowned victorious. Betis chose the formation of 4-2-3-1 with Claudio Bravo as their lead striker. Valencia on the other hand went with the lineup of 3-4-2-1 with Goncalo Guedes leading the attack.
Betis showed an epic gameplay by scoring a goal during 11 minutes of play. Borja Iglesias helped Betis to power ahead. However, Valencia’s Hugo Duro scored an equalizer during 30 minutes of play leveling the score line. The first half ended with both the teams level. During the next 45 minutes neither side managed to score a goal heading the game to extra time.
Joaquin wins his second trophy with Real Betis 17 years after the first 💚 pic.twitter.com/Ix7Uf0VKMF
— GOAL (@goal) April 23, 2022
However, due to lack of chances both the teams weren’t able to score even during extra time. This led Penalty shootout to be the final decider. Out of all the fives chances Real Betis managed to score all the goals. On the other hand, Yunus Musah of Valencia failed to score. This lead Betis to win the penalty shootout by 5 goals to 4.
Eventually, the men in green not only won the game but also the Copa Del Rey. Fans were full of joy and excitement seeing their club lifting the trophy after 17 long years.
Fans’ Reaction After Victory
In a tournament final with penalties as the decider, what could fans expect more? Spanish teams have never failed to impress their fans whichever tournament they are part of. After the victory of Betis in the nail-biter, social media flooded with appreciation.
A Betis fan through his twitter handle applauded the club quoting “Trophy after 17 years, U guys deserved every bit of it !! This is for u Betistas.. “Joaquin” legend.”
— Feho__south (@Macknus_feho) April 24, 2022
Not only Betis fans but people from all over Spain congratulated Betis on achieving this milestone. A Real Madrid fan tweeted “Congratulations from Real Madrid fan. Beatiful End od the career for Joaquin !!!”
However, fans were also seen appreciating Valencia for fighting till the last moment and not giving up hopes. Few appreciations mentioned ” So proud of José. Bleeds Valencia. Fought from minute 1 last night. Captain. Leader. Legend “.
— Úna Croía 🇺🇦 (@CasaNerdi) April 24, 2022
Altogether fans received the match they expected for. Not only Betis but Valencia also portrayed epic gameplay in the finals.