Manuel Pellegrini’s side remain in sixth place in the table but they have increased their cushion inside the top seven by nine points.
The home side dominated from the start in this one as Nabil Fekir and Borja Iglesias both wasted early chances to break the deadlock before the break.
However, Pellegrini’s side were not deterred in their push to secure a fifth league win in six games as Fekir fired home on 70 minutes after a brilliant solo run.
What a goal from Nabil Fekir! 😱
A brilliant solo effort as he picked it up at the halfway line, dribbled through the Levante defence, and came up with a good finish through the keeper's legs 🔥 pic.twitter.com/ECHlvYNKwQ
— Premier Sports 📺 (@PremierSportsTV) March 19, 2021
That breakthrough tipped the balance in Los Verdiblancos favour late on, as Juanmi tucked home from close range after Aitor Fernandez saved Aissa Mandi‘s header.
74' ⏱⚽️ GOAAAAAAL!!! 👏👏 @juanmi9395!!!
— Real Betis Balompié (@RealBetis_en) March 19, 2021
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