Real Betis stunned Valencia by scoring a late winner, which has put Valencia’s hopes of catching Real Madrid or Barcelona in tatters. Valencia is regarded as one of the few teams that can actually challenge Real Madrid or Barcelona, but the latest defeat no means that this is going to be highly unlikely. Valencia were leading the match 1-0 and it looked extremely easy for the club. However, Rubén Castro provider of the unlikeliest of results in the final few minutes, when he scored twice to give Real Betis a stunning victory over Valencia. This is Real Betis’ first win in 11 games.
José Antonio Dorado’s own goal in the second half had provided Valencia with the lead that they needed to keep up with Real Madrid and Barcelona. Just when it seemed that they had done enough to win the match, Real Betis came up with the most surprising of results in the final few minutes of the match. Real Betis won the match in injury time after Rubén Castro scored two goals in a matter of 3 min to give them an unlikely to win. After the beginning of injury time, Rubén Castro scored a goal, which sparked crazy scenes amongst Real Betis’ supporters, but they were in for a shock when Rubén Castro scored with the final kick of the match to give them a shock win.
“Luck is when you win a game and don’t deserve it. But I thought we were superior to a side that are third in the league. We had a lot of chances while Valencia, without having had any shots, got one opportunity and took it, although this was a victory for all the hard work we have put in,” Real Betis Pepe Mel said after the stunning victory.