Neither side created too much of note in the first period, with the two teams entering the interval level on terms.
The second half was not much of an improvement, however, with the pair forced to share the points following an uneventful 90 minutes of football.
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ESPANYOL XI: Casilla; Colotto, Moreno, Fuentes, Lopez; Simao, Victor Sanchez, David Lopez, Garcia; Stuani, Pizzi
BETIS XI: Sara; Nacho, Chica, Amaya, Figueras; Verdu, Torres, Igiebor, Mabwati; Carlos, Molina