Holders Real Betis crashed out of the Copa del Rey in the last 16 on Wednesday after losing 4-2 on penalties to Osasuna despite twice leading in a tie that finished 2-2 after extra time....
Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved twice from the spot to help Barcelona beat Real Betis 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw on Thursday, setting up a Clasico Spanish Super Cup final....
Aston Villa signed Spanish defender Alex Moreno from Real Betis for a reported £13 million ($15 million) on Wednesday....
A below-par Real Madrid dropped points in the title race with a 1-1 draw at home against Girona on Sunday in La Liga, with Rodrygo having a goal ruled out late on....
The rivalry between Roma coach Jose Mourinho and his Real Betis counterpart Manuel Pellegrini has simmered down over recent years, but Thursday night's clash in the Europa League is a potential flashpoint....