Spanish club Real Betis make fitting tribute on International Women’s Day

The Monday action in La Liga saw Real Betis launch a remarkable comeback to come from two goals down to edge out Alaves 3-2.

The victory consolidated the Seville-based club’s place in the top six whilst also seeing them to move to within just six points of a top four spot.

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However, the victory also took place on International Women’s Day and the home club made a fitting tribute to mark the occasion.

Ahead of the encounter, Betis invited their 13 longest-serving female season ticket holders to the club’s facilities and offer them a special shirt with their names emblazoned on the back.

Then, ahead of kick-off in Monday night’s encounter – the home side lined up with each of those specially designed shirts over their matchday kit.

Manuel Pellegrini’s side also had a special captain’s armband to mark the week dedicated to female members.

Betis have won four successive matches to propel their European challenge.