Rubin - Kazan 27/02/2014 - 18:00CET (21:00 local time)

Round of 32, Second leg

Rubin - Betis
0-2
Aggregate: 1-3
 

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Betis thankful for Rubén magic at Rubin

Published: Thursday 27 February 2014, 20.00CET
FC Rubin Kazan 0-2 Real Betis Balompié (agg: 1-3)
If there was an element of luck about Nono's opener, Rubén Castro's impudent second rubber-stamped the visitors' progress to the last 16.
Betis thankful for Rubén magic at Rubin
Rubén Castro (No24) wheels away after putting Betis 2-0 up against Rubin ©AFP/Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Rubin
Betis

0

Goals scored

2

45

Possession (%)

55

6

Total attempts

21

1

on target

9

3

off target

8

2

blocked

4

0

against woodwork

1

5

Corners

7

1

Offsides

0

3

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

10

9

Fouls suffered

14

414

Passes

524

277

completed

403

Lineups

rubin

Rubin

betis

Betis

1Ryzhikov (GK)99Adán (GK)
4Burlak2N'Diaye
5Kverkvelia8Nono
Yellow Card43
Goal45
Substitution79
15Kislyak
Yellow Card44
11Juanfran
19Mullin12Dídac Vilà
22Mavinga15Perquis (C)
23R. Eremenko21Reyes
61Gökdeniz Karadeniz22Cedric
Substitution70
76Sharonov (C)
Yellow Card24
Substitution72
24Rubén Castro
Goal64
Substitution81
81Mukhametshin
Yellow Card28
Substitution46
25Jordi
90M'Vila
Substitution75
92Baptistão

Substitutes

24Arlauskis (GK)13Sara (GK)
21Wakaso
Substitution46
4Amaya
33Getigezhev14Sevilla
Substitution70
44César Navas
Substitution72
16Rodríguez
87Abışov
Substitution75
34García
36Caro
Substitution79
42Varela
Substitution81

Coaches

Vladimir Maminov (RUS) Gabriel Calderón (ESP)

Referee

Michael Oliver (ENG)

Press kits

Last updated: 27/02/2014 20:18 CET

Standings

 
  
Published: Thursday 27 February 2014, 20.00CET

Betis thankful for Rubén magic at Rubin

FC Rubin Kazan 0-2 Real Betis Balompié (agg: 1-3)
If there was an element of luck about Nono's opener, Rubén Castro's impudent second rubber-stamped the visitors' progress to the last 16.

Real Betis Balompié disregarded their domestic travails with a 2-0 win at FC Rubin Kazan, securing a 3-1 aggregate success and a UEFA Europa League round of 16 tie against city rivals Sevilla FC.

Betis, who surrendered a 1-0 lead in last week's round of 32 first leg despite having an extra man for more than an hour, were far slicker throughout. They deservedly prevailed and set up a  courtesy of Nono's long-range strike and Rubén Castro's splendid lob.

Gabriel Calderón's team are 11 points from safety in Spain, but Rubin have played only once since mid-December and appeared to lack the sharpness of their visitors. The first case in point came on 25 minutes, when a free-kick from the left found its way into the penalty area and Betis defender Jordi reacted first, controlling, swivelling on the spot and poking against a post.

Cedric was then denied by Sergei Ryzhikov having wriggled free down Betis's inside-left channel, but Rubin's experienced goalkeeper was beaten four minutes later when Nono's effort squirmed through his grasp and over the line.

It took just under an hour for the Russian hosts to carve out their first clear opening. Kamil Mullin was the architect with a surging run and cutback, Gökdeniz Karadeniz the beneficiary, but his attempt was deflected behind. Five minutes later, Betis were two up. Léo Baptistão tip-toed his way through and played in Rubén Castro, who scooped impudently – at an outrageous trajectory – over Ryzhikov.

Though Ryzhikov prevented a third with a superb save to keep out Juanfran, Betis had done enough.

Last updated: 01/03/14 0.01CET

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