Betis boss Pellegrini – Beat Real Madrid and VAR ‘too much’


The combination of Real Madrid and VAR was too difficult for Real Betis in Saturday’s 3-2 home loss, coach Manuel Pellegrini said after his side walked away empty-handed despite outperforming the Champions League. Liga during part of the match.Betis overcame an early goal to take a 2-1 lead over Madrid at halftime.

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But three interventions went in the direction of the champions after the interval, leading to Madrid’s draw level as Betis sent off defender Emerson and the visitors winning a late penalty which Sergio Ramos converted to win the game.

“When you face Real Madrid and VAR, it’s too much,” Pellegrini said at a press conference.


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