A club founded in 1907, Real Betis have been a side that have fluctuated between both the Segunda division and Spain’s top flight, La Liga. Although they have won the Segunda multiple times they have not won La Liga since the 1934-35 season. With a side demonstrating such a long history in Spain they will always be a team respected but they are yet to prove themselves as one of the emerging superpowers such as their counterparts Atletico Madrid. Fantastic ex-players like Denilson and Joaquin called Real Betis home. They have emerging talents in the squad like Fekir and should be a team that will consolidate even further in La Liga this season.
Real Betis FC: Tactics and Principles
Since the days of signing the world’s most expensive player, Denilson in 1998, Real Betis have always had a side with good wingers. They tend to adopt a 4-5-1 formation with a front-man that holds the ball allowing for the wingers to come into play. Fekir is the point man in the 5, a player of flair and creativity. The Frenchman has been linked to multiple clubs in recent years and, his staying at the club after his move from Lyon has enabled Real Betis to build a team around his abilities. Juanmi is another player of note, a goal scorer that could be expected to compete amongst the player rankings this season as Betis’s defensive transfers should sure up their defending capabilities.
Real Betis FC: La Liga PREDICTIONS & What to Expect
Real Betis will look to build on last season’s 6th place finish and their place in Europe. The big three sides will be competing for the La Liga title and, if Betis are going to launch an assault, they will need to make their home ground a fortress behind their line of 5 midfielders. Winning La Liga could be a step too far for a side still finding their consolidation in La Liga but could be an outside bet should their team gel quickly and find form early in the season. Click to read our latest La Liga betting tips and predictions for today and this week).
Bet365 currently have Real Betis as outsiders for the title at 151.00.
Real Betis FC: Europa League PREDICTIONS & What to Expect
Real Betis could make this season successful by having a good run in the Europa League. With the stiff competition gunning for the Europa League title, they could be seen as outsiders for lifting the trophy. Team cohesion and workmanlike performances do well in Europe, however, and with the additional flair that Fekir brings to the table Real Betis could be worth a bet. (Click to read our latest UEFA Europa League betting tips and predictions for this week)
Bet365 currently have Real Betis at 26.00 to win the Europa League.
Real Betis FC: Copa Del Rey PREDICTIONS & What to Expect
Twice winners of the Copa Del Rey, latterly the 2004/5 season, Real Betis should have eyes firm on winning the Copa Del Rey this season. After a 6th play finish in La Liga last season, consolidation could be viewed as to be competing in the final stages of this cup. As with any cup, on the day form is more important than the grueling long season and Real Betis should be seen as a team that could be competing in the final.