Betis wins its first national title with the Copa del Rey futsal


This Sunday, Real Betis Futsal achieved the first national title in its history, having won the Copa del Rey with its victory in the final on penalties (5-3) against Jimbee Cartagena, after 3-3 in regulation time over the San Pablo Pavilion court.

With a festive atmosphere on the part of both fans at the Sevillian venue, the Cartagena team started the game plugged in and after 10 minutes they were 0-2 up. Pablo Ramírez and Gabriel Motta pierced Juan Molina’s net in just three minutes, but Betis did not throw in the towel.

After a timeout requested by his bench, he improved and closed the gap from the penalty spot through Manu Piqueras. The time in the locker room suited the Betic team even better, and they came back. Piqueras scored his double in the 24th minute and then Jorge Carrasco, with a beautiful backheel in the 29th minute, put Betis ahead.

Ajunque Cartagena suffered the blow for a while, knew how to recover and at the edge of the end sent everything to extra time with a goal from Darío Gil. In extra time, both teams took risks and used the game of five, trying to avoid a penalty shootout that finally came and smiled at the green and white team to establish itself as the new cup champion.