Due to the snowstorms across Spain, the clash in Aragon was thrown into doubt. Not only this, Manuel Pellegrini, the visiting manager, hinted at the game being postponed. That too ahead of kick-off. Nonetheless, his team reacted positively after the tie was given the green light to go ahead by La Liga. They had late goals from Antonio Sanabria and Aissa Mandi who managed to secure the win.
Los Verdes Blancos' night was dented by a red card for Paul Akouokou, defender. He was sent off for a second booking at the Estadio El Alcoraz. The triumph nudges Real Betis up to 10th in the table. However, Huesca remained rooted to the bottom of the table in the Spanish top-flight.
Real Betis have a crucial Copa del Rey match this weekend. This time, Pellegrini’s side is the one hosting Segunda Division club Sporting Gijon