Eibar defeated Actual Betis 2-0 in Spain’s La Liga, handing Manuel Pellegrini’s workforce a fifth loss of their previous six matches.
Yoshinori Muto – on mortgage from Newcastle United – and Esteban Burgos, from the penalty spot, scored 5 minutes aside early within the second half to provide Eibar the away victory.
Muto’s Forty ninth-minute opener means he’s the primary Japanese participant to attain within the prime flights of Spain, England (Newcastle) and Germany (Mainz).
Eibar moved to twelfth place, whereas Betis dropped to fifteenth after a 3rd defeat in a row.
“We’re at our greatest once we are urgent groups and successful the ball again excessive up the pitch and that’s what we did on this sport,” victorious Eibar coach Jose Luis Mendilibar mentioned.
Betis have been outscored 17-5 of their previous six league video games, with their solely win in opposition to promoted Elche.
It may have been worse for Betis however Joel Robles saved a penalty from Sergi Enrich after Marc Bartra had introduced down Takashi Inui.
“We now have to mirror on this and assume critically about how we will flip it round,” Betis midfielder Andres Guardado mentioned.
Pellegrini has been making an attempt to rebuild his workforce with out Spain midfielder Sergio Canales, who injured a tendon two weeks in the past with the nationwide aspect and is predicted to be out till subsequent yr.
Eibar have misplaced solely considered one of their previous seven video games.
Their newest win at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville got here regardless of taking part in with out defender Paulo Oliveira and ahead Quique Gonzalez due to accidents, and with out striker Kike Garcia due to a suspension.