Result: Real Betis 1-1 Sevilla

Real Betis and Sevilla share the spoils with an entertaining 1-1 draw in the Seville derby.

Real Betis and Sevilla have shared the spoils with an entertaining 1-1 draw in the Seville derby.

Alvaro Negredo had two early opportunities for the visitors, but he was foiled both times by Casto Barriga in the Betis goal.

There was nothing Barriga could do for Sevilla's opener as Benat Exteberria curled his free kick into the top corner on 25 minutes.

The goalkeeper continued to frustrate the opposition as Frederico Fazio saw his header tipped over the bar.

Sevilla drew level against the run of play five minutes before half time when Negredo rose unmarked to plant his header in the net from Jesus Navas' cross.

Jefferson Montero blasted a chance over the bar for Betis early in the second half, before Jose Canas scooped his shot wide from a corner.

The visitors were reduced to 10 men with 20 minutes to play as Fazio was dismissed for an innocuous-looking obstruction on Roque Santa Cruz.

Exteberria nearly gave Sevilla the lead in the final 10 minutes, but he flashed his shot the wrong side of the post.

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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Atletico Madrid335082
2Real Madrid336279
3Barcelona336578
4Athletic Bilbao332362
5Sevilla331456
6Villarreal331452
7Real Sociedad33651
8Valencia33044
9Espanyol33-541
10Levante33-1140
11Malaga33-838
12Celta Vigo33-1337
13Granada33-1637
14Rayo Vallecano33-3137
15Elche33-1735
16Osasuna33-2534
17Real Valladolid33-1832
18Getafe33-2231
19Almeria33-3030
20Real Betis33-3822