sport news Real Betis 2-3 : Sergio Ramos comes to the rescue

Real Betis 2-3 : Sergio Ramos comes to the rescue for Zinedine Zidane's side as captain scores 82nd minute penalty to complete comeback victory came from behind to beat Real Betis 3-2 in a thriller on Saturday  Benzema superbly beat his man before setting up Valverde to score for Real Minutes later, Sergio Ramos missed a sitter from five yards out keeping it 1-0 In a quick turnaround, Mandi and William Carvalho scored to get Betis the lead Real were level on 48 minutes after Betis defender Emerson scored an own goal  The defender's evening went from bad to worse when he was later sent off  Sergio Ramos stepped up to score the winning penalty with a chipped effort 

By Pete Jenson for MailOnline

Published: 21:56 BST, 26 September 2020 | Updated: 21:59 BST, 26 September 2020

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It was business as usual for and Sergio Ramos as the reigning Champions beat Betis 3-2 .

The captain dinked the winner from the penalty spot - his 24th straight spot-kick success - and the three points came after two tight VAR calls went the visitor's way.

Karim Benzema thought he had put ahead after just two minutes when he converted Ferland Mendy’s cross. The joy was short-lived because the Frenchman was offside. 

Sergio Ramos scored an 82nd minute penalty to give Real Madrid all three points at Real Betis

Sergio Ramos scored an 82nd minute penalty to give all three points at Real Betis

Ramos showed his composure by doing his trademark chipped penalty to seal the three points

Ramos showed his composure by doing his trademark chipped penalty to seal the three points

Betis goalkeeper Joel Robles committed to his right but Ramos dinked down the middle

Betis goalkeeper Joel Robles committed to his right but Ramos dinked down the middle

Uruguayan midfielder Fede Valverde fires into the back of the net to give Real the lead

Uruguayan midfielder Fede Valverde fires into the back of the net to give Real the lead

Valverde is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring the opening goal of the match

Valverde is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring the opening goal of the match

But they were not ahead for long with defender Aissa Mandi bringing Betis level with a header

But they were not ahead for long with defender Aissa Mandi bringing Betis level with a header

Mandi celebrates with his team-mates after netting at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville

Mandi celebrates with his team-mates after netting at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville

MATCH FACTS 

Real Betis: Robles, Emerson, Mandi, Bartra, Moreno, Rodriguez, Carvalho, Joaquin (Tello 63), Fekir (Loren 73), Canales, Sanabria (Montoya 69). 

Goals: Mandi 35, Carvalho 37

Booked: Emerson, Rodriguez, Canales, Bartra, Mandi.

Sent off: Emerson 

Manager: Manuel Pellegrini

: Courtois, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy, Casemiro, Valverde, Kroos (Modric 45+1), Odegaard, Jovic (Mayoral 72), Benzema.

Goals: Valverde 14, Emerson OG 48, Ramos 82

Booked: Carvajal, Modric

Manager: Zinedine Zidane 

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Antonio Sanabria then connected with a Sergio Canales cross and drew an incredible stop from Thibaut Courtois. The keeper had to adjust his feet and change direction to bat away the Paraguay forward's downward header.

A goal was going to come at one end sooner

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