Pep Guardiola’s final league game in charge of Barcelona nearly ended in a catastrophe. However, a header from Malian international, Seydou Keita saved the day for Barca. It start well for the Catalans in the first half, Sergio Busquets pulled away from his marker to head home his first league goal of the season and it looked like normal service for Barca. However, Betis pressed and with twenty minutes to go Betis scored two goals in five minutes to turn the tie on its head, first Ruben Castro impressively chipped the ball over valdez to make it one a piece. He then raced through again minutes later to slide the ball past valdez for 2-1. It would have been s perfect end to good first season back in la liga. However, Keita was brave to head home an equaliser to cap off what has been a fairly disappointing season for the supposed ‘best club side in the world’.

Real Betis ensured at least a 14th place in la liga, something that is highly respectable for their fist season back in the big time. Meanwhile, Barcelona ended their la liga in 2nd place, a position that they have occupied pretty much the whole campaign. Guardiola will now prepare his team for the final time for the meeting with Athletic Bilbao in the copa del rey final as he attempts to win his fourteenth piece of silverware with the Catalan club.

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