The derby is key to Rubi's future

The derby against Sevilla FC This Thursday will be a key date to know if the Real Betis you really have any option of reaching a European place in this final stretch of The league, in which he presents himself with nine points of disadvantage with respect to the 7th classified – Valencia – last since he gives the passport to European competitions.

The great victory in the last game before the break against Real Madrid -2-1 with Tello's goal in the 82'- has allowed the Betis to live these long months of break with a certain dose of tranquility, having lost that match It would have brought about a crisis of enormous significance that would surely have led the coach ahead.

Ruby his continuity in office is played – he has two more years signed – in the eleven remaining games, which without any doubt will be marked by the result of the derby this Thursday in the Ramón Sánchz-Pizjuán, where the Catalan coach does not know the victory in his three visits, because he lost twice, with Levante and Espanyol, and tied another, with Sporting. It is not essential that he achieve the European classification to continue, but the team offers a good image in this final stretch of LaLiga. Before beating Real Madrid in the last game before the break, Betis came from adding 3 points out of 18 in The league (three draws and three defeats) and being eliminated from the King's Cup by Rayo on penalties, and Rubi was one and a half feet out.

Rubi was able to leave the Sánchez-Pizjuán co-leader with Espanyol

The last time you visited the Sánchez-Pizjuán with Espanyol (November 11, 2018) was the same day as the Betis won 3-4 at the Camp Nou. The parakeets came second and a victory at Sánchez-Pizjuán made them co-leaders with FC Barcelona, ​​which was for a while in the game that closed the 12th day of the 2018/19 League. Borja Iglesias ahead of the Spanish (38 ’), but in the 70’ Market tied and in the last breath he gave Ben yedder the winning goal for those then trained by Pablo Machín, who the next season would go to train Espanyol while Rubi came to Betis.

The Betis faces this final stretch of The league forced to add as the most, because otherwise he will not have options to overcome the 9 points that separate him from the seventh, 12 from the sixth, 13 from the fifth or 14 from the third, currently Sevilla FC, that everything other than winning in the derby it could lead him to fall to sixth place in the classification, which is in a handkerchief between third and sixth places, barely separated by two points, so the fight for the Champions places is presumed fierce.

All available

For the crash this Thursday Ruby He has the entire squad available, since he does not have a single injured player among the 30 players under his command, so he will be able to line up his gala eleven. To date, the one that has played the most is the one made up of: Joel Robles; Emerson, Mandi, Bartra, Álex Moreno; Fekir, Canales, Guardado, Joaquín; Loren and Borja Iglesias. In any case, players like William Carvalho, Guido Rodríguez, Edgar, Sidnei, Tello or Aleñá also have options to start, although at most there will be a change or two from the indicated eleven.