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Sevilla beat Betis 2-0 as La Liga resumes

By AFP

Added 12th June 2020 12:48 AM

Two second-half goals by Lucas Ocampos (penalty) and Fernando help Sevilla to a comfortable win over Real Betis as Spanish football returns.

Sevilla beat Betis 2-0 as La Liga resumes

Sevilla's Argentinian midfielder Lucas Ocampos scored from the penalty spot. (AFP)

Two second-half goals by Lucas Ocampos (penalty) and Fernando help Sevilla to a comfortable win over Real Betis as Spanish football returns.

SPANISH FOOTBALL

Sevilla beat Real Betis 2-0 in the Seville derby to remain in third place, as La Liga resumed Thursday night. Lucas Ocampos scored from the spot 11 minutes into the second half, before Fernando sealed victory with a sublime headed finish just after the hour mark.

Check out our selection of pictures from the derby:



Ahead of kickoff, police officers secured the area as the team bus of Sevilla arrived to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium



The team buses of Sevilla and Real Betis outside the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium



As kickoff inched closer, photographers waited in the stands inside the empty stadium



Before the ball was kicked, players held a minute of silence for coronavirus victims



Finally action! Here, Sevilla's midfielder Jesus Navas (right) challenged Real Betis' midfielder Nabil Fekir for the ball





This is how much the coronavirus pandemic has affected football. Empty stadia.



At the half-hour mark, action was paused to allow players replenish their tanks with fluids on a sweltering night



First half ended without a goal scored. Here, Sevilla's Ocampos battled for the ball with Real Betis' midfielder Nabil Fekir





With the derby played behind closed doors, these Sevilla supporters followed the action closely inside a bar





Security forces stood guard outside the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium during the game



Lucas Ocampos put the hosts in front from the penalty spot in the 56th minute





Real Betis had their chances, too, but poor finishing was their undoing, as Sevilla bagged the three points through Ocampos and Fernando's second-half goals




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