Betis beat Osasuna 1-0 to remain perfect in the Spanish league | Basketball

MADRID (AP) — Real Betis maintained their perfect record in the Spanish league after beating Osasuna 1-0 despite losing a man in the second half on Friday.

Borja Iglesias’ fourth goal of the season gave Manuel Pellegrini’s Betis their third straight win to start the league.

Osasuna were also looking for their third consecutive triumph in what was their first league away game. He had beaten Sevilla and Cadiz at home. Betis beat Elche and Mallorca.

Villarreal and defending champions Real Madrid are the only other teams with two wins coming into the weekend. Villarreal play winless at Getafe on Sunday and Madrid visit Espanyol.

Iglesias scored the winner for Betis with a shot from inside the box in the 34th minute at Sevilla’s Benito Villamarín stadium.

Betis held on to victory despite sending off Argentine defender Germán Pezzella for a heavy foul on Manu Sánchez in the 73rd minute.

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Fifth last season, Betis got off to a good start even though Pellegrini were unable to register several players due to the league’s Financial Fair Play rules.

Celta Vigo ended their winless streak to start the league by beating promoted Girona 1-0.

Iago Aspas scored in the 49th. The striker has scored three of Celta’s four goals this season.

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