The interests of Sevilla and Betis not take too well is something that escapes no one. The rivalry for control of the city at football is something that comes from afar, far but what happened a few years ago scratched the absurd. What happened late last century was possibly the most surreal recalled in the recent history of football.
Real Betis, He received in the last league match 96-97 Sporting Gijon at the Benito Villamarin. Victoria Asturian Sevilla condemned the well of the Second Division. The swollen bética, aware that schadenfreude involved the own joy it will not think twice and supported unconditionally visitors.
The sportinguistas players were applauded by PA, received with loud applause to jump into the field and even the strangers opportunities coreaban. Things went beyond, Betis players themselves were pitados whenever created some danger. Delirium came with the goal of Cherishev the minute 56 which put the final 0-1. The stadium fell emotion. At the end of the meeting, Atletico players were allowed afford to give up a lap of honor to thank the public. How could it be otherwise, Sevilla down, To the delight of the whole parish verdiblanca. Lopera justified by the heavy casualties team defeat.
But as the proverb says Tit, They take them and that makes it, The payment, the story would be repeated three years later. This time, another Spaniard team, Oviedo stay was played at the Sanchez Pizjuan. A victory of the ovetenses ended with Betis in Second. Sevilla meanwhile, after a horrible season, He had already accomplished its descent into several days and not playing anything.
effectively, revenge was consummated. A totally listless Sevilla lose by 2-3. Sevilla amateur, similarly to what happened in the Villamarín, wildly he applauded and whistled rival yours. The players also helped sevillistas. With little pressure, or intensity saw Asturian, They became 0-3 the score. A marker that could have been a 0-15 If they had effectively taken advantage of the many opportunities blighted. In the last minutes, Sevilla on makeup the result with a 2-3 Covering a little “regalito”.
It did not matter, the goal was met and both had fallen sevillistas as béticos. By the way, el R. Betis with a staff would dream, where they were Denilson, Cuellar, meadows, Finidi, Alfonso, Filipescu, Cuellar and many other outstanding players of the moment. That same year would drop Atletico Madrid with another template dream but that's another story.