Preview: Real Betis VS Girona

The 2023-24 edition of La Liga returns to the fold with another set of matches this week as Manuel Pellegrini’s Real Betis lock horns with an impressive Girona side in an important encounter at the Estadio Benito Villamarin on Thursday.

Real Betis (also known as Betis, Real Betis Balompié or Real Betis Balompié) and Girona (commonly referred to as Girona FC) meet again 7 months after the La Liga match which Real Betis won 1-2. Real Betis will be playing the match after a draw against Real Sociedad last Sunday in La Liga.

Girona are approaching the match in a good mood securing victories in 4 straight games against Alaves, Barcelona, Orihuela CF and Valencia extending their unbeaten streak to 20 matches, however, Girona have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive away matches now.

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Real Betis have played a draw with Real Sociedad in their previous match while Girona are on a winning streak – they have won Alaves, Barcelona, Orihuela CF and Valencia in their previous 4 matches. Overall, Real Betis have won 9 of their last 19 matches, losing 2 and drawing 8, while Girona have won 17 of their last 20 matches, losing 0 and drawing 3.

Real Betis have won once (1-2 against Villanovense on 7th of December), lost twice (2-3 against Rangers on 15th of December and 1-0 against Sparta Praha on 1st of December) and drew 3 times (0-0 against Real Sociedad on 17th of December, 1-1 against Real Madrid on 9th of December and 0-0 against Almeria on 3rd of December) in their most recent 6 matches.

Girona have won 5 times (3-0 against Alaves on 19th of December, 2-4 against Barcelona on 11th of December, 2-5 against Orihuela CF on 8th of December, 2-1 against Valencia on 2nd of December and 1-2 against Rayo Vallecano on 11th of November) and drew once (1-1 against Athletic Bilbao on 28th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.


Real Betis and Girona have met 6 times since November 2017. Real Betis have won 5 times, 1 match ended in a draw. The most recent match between them took place on May 29, 2023 at the La Liga of Spain where Real Betis won 1-2. Real Betis have scored 11 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Girona have scored 6.

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