That match in hand will be played on Wednesday against a Celta Vigo side who suffered another body blow earlier yesterday when they were beaten 3-1 by Copa del Rey finalists Alaves.
"We began well in a hard, tricky, complicated match, Betis came with hardships of defeats both home and away, and obviously they needed to play a good match at home", he said.
Madrid went 2-0 up early through Nacho Fernandez's quick free kick and Cristiano Ronaldo's close range effort, but Sevilla pulled a deserved goal back just after half-time through Stefan Jovetic's 20-yard curler.
"The good thing is that we are into the final phase very good physically and with everyone very motivated", the Los Blancos coach told the postmatch news conference.
Barca are top of the table on goal difference (77-60) but Madrid have two games remaining to Barca's one.
While the scoreline may suggest it was an easy win, Sevilla did make life hard for the home side and had Keylor Navas not been in such inspired form, the result may well have been different.
Atletico Madrid sealed the third automatic Champions League spot despite only drawing 1-1 at Real Betis and Sevilla were guaranteed fourth spot and a play-off berth in Europe's elite competition after Villarreal were held at home to Deportivo La Coruna, who clinched survival. "We do not know what will happen, but we know we will give everything until the end".
Since the European Cup became the Champions League in 1992, Real Madrid have a 100% success rate in Champions League finals.
"We still have the most complicated part of the season to play and we're going to fight until the last moment". The referee allowed the goal to stand despite the protestations of the visitors, with Ronaldo doubling Real's advantage before the break.
"Mathematically we still have a chance", said defender Nico Pareja.
For many weeks now, reports have suggested that James Rodriguez is set to part company with Real Madrid this summer with the Colombian out of favour with current manager, Zinedine Zidane.
"We have two games left and we'll try to continue as we are".
Chinese officials lavishly praised their US counterparts, saying the agreement resulted from "intimate" cooperation. Credit rating services: China will allow foreign-owned financial service firms to provide credit rating services.
The White House has assured lawmakers it will continue paying the subsidies, but it has offered no long-term guarantee. Executives also indicated during the insurer's first-quarter earnings call that there could be more exits coming.
According to the editorial, 330,000 troops participated in this year's "all-out war" rehearsals for the invasion of North Korea. Pyongyang University of Science and Technology is the country's only for-profit educational institution, Bloomberg reported .
Coats said Afghan troops suffer from "combat casualties, desertions, poor logistical support and weak leadership". Coats said the situation will deteriorate, and the Taliban will make gains, especially in rural areas.
Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab needed to win their match against Mumbai Indians to stay in contention for a place in the knock-out phase. Wriddhiman Saha's 93 not out off 55 balls lifted Kings XI Punjab to IPL 2017's highest team total.
Since this will be just a few days before Backlash , perhaps we could see the former United States Champion on the upcoming show. The distraction allowed Mahal to hit his finishing manoeuvre Cobra Clutch slam on Orton and pin him for the win.
In defeating the Pirates 11-4 before 21,911 in Chase Field Friday night, their offensive dominance of the opposition continues. Just 1-for-11 on the homestand entering the game, Lamb broke out in a big way with three hits in his last four at-bats.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to protecting Turkey at a meeting Thursday, May 11. Earlier this week, the Trump administration said it would arm the Kurdish elements of the SDF.
We know West Brom are a hard team to play against - we had a very tough game here (a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge in December). In this part of the season, we always said it's right to look at ourselves and not wait for the result of the other teams.
Heading to Boston? The Red Sox will have no issues playing tonight , but it might not remain dry the entire game on Saturday . Saturday night's game is also likely to be played without the weather causing trouble, but let's hope it's not a long game.
Cyrus promised her upcoming music would be different than what we've come to expect from the superstar and she was right. She will also be performing the song for the first time on TV on the ABC's Billboard Music Awardson Sunday, May 21st.
Late King goal lifts Bournemouth into the top half
Yet just moments later, the tricky Ryan Fraser picked out King with a low cross to net a victor and his 16th goal of the season. Josh King's late victor ensured Bournemouth will finish the season with their highest points tally in the top flight.
Bottas hopes to keep wins coming in Spain
If you look race by race, and overall, they've been dominant and it's hard to beat that, but we're doing our best". MADRID (AP) - It's been a while since there's been this kind of excitement early on in a Formula One season.
Dead 50-foot squid washes ashore
People are trying to identify a mysterious sea creature, but this time it's a long, long way from Scotland's Loch Ness. Since its discovery, locals have been at odds as to whether it's a giant squid of the remains of a whale.
Futures rise as risk-on sentiment improves
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.23-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.22-to-1 ratio favored decliners. The last time the VIX touched a level this low, it was 1993 and Sleepless in Seattle was about to hit movie house marquees.
Will Hertz (HTZ) Lose More Ground Post the Q1 Debacle?
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