The Reds beat the Verdiblancos in Thursday’s game for the Round of 16 of the 2022-23 Europa League tournament. The visit scored the game’s only goal after 10 minutes, through Marcus Rashford. After an assist from Casemiro, the midfielder finished from outside the area, dislodged the opposing goalkeeper and the ball went over the left post.

After 46 minutes, midfielder Facundo Pellistri had the chance to open the scoring, but his shot bounced off the post.

The best man of the game was Marcus Rashford. The Manchester United midfielder scored 1 goal and looked for the opposite goal 4 times.

Casemiro was another of the key players. Manchester United midfielder.

Betis midfielder Aitor Ruibal humiliated his mark by giving him a superb pipe 12 minutes after the start of the first leg.

The game was notable for a lot of friction and constant fouls that cut the game short. There was only one card, in the 28th minute of the first half, Facundo Pellistri received a yellow card.

Betis coach Manuel Pellegrini has proposed a 4-5-1 formation with Rui Silva in goal; Youssouf Sabaly, Germán Pezzella, Edgar González and Abner Vinicius on the defensive line; Guido Rodríguez, William Carvalho, Aitor Ruibal, Joaquín and Juanmi in the middle; and Ayoze Pérez in the attack.

For their part, Erik ten Hag’s side entered the field with a 4-5-1 pattern with David De Gea under the three sticks; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Lisandro Martínez and Tyrell Malacia in defense; Casemiro, Fred, Facundo Pellistri, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford in midfield; and Wout Weghorst ahead.

Srdjan Jovanovic was the referee who officiated the match at the Benito Villamarín stadium.

With this result, the Reds qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2022-2023 Europa League and left the Verdiblancos on the road.

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