2011–12 Real Betis season

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Real Betis
2011–12 season
Chairman Miguel Guillén
Manager Pepe Mel
Stadium Estadio Benito Villamarín
La Liga 13th
Copa del Rey Round of 32
Top goalscorer League:
Rubén Castro (16)
All:
Rubén Castro (16)

The 2011–12 season will be the 95th season in Real Betis's history and their 47th season in La Liga, the top division of Spanish football, following promotion after winning the Segunda División. It covers a period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

Real Betis will compete for their second La Liga title and will enter the Copa del Rey in the Round of 32. Real Betis started to win its first four games. Then it started to lose its games. Betis last game was at Málaga which Betis won 2-0.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 August 2011[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Iñaki Goitia
2 Spain DF Isidoro
3 Spain DF Mario
4 Spain DF Antonio Amaya
5 Spain DF José Dorado
6 Serbia DF Duško Tošić (on loan from Red Star Belgrade)
7 Spain MF Juanma
8 Spain MF Javier Matilla
9 Spain FW Jonathan Pereira
10 Spain MF Beñat
11 Spain MF Momo
13 Spain GK Casto
14 Spain MF Salva Sevilla
15 Spain DF Ustaritz (on loan from Athletic Bilbao)
16 Paraguay FW Roque Santa Cruz (on loan from Manchester City)
17 Spain DF Javier Chica
No. Position Player
18 Brazil MF Iriney (captain)
19 Spain FW Jorge Molina
20 Ecuador MF Jefferson Montero (on loan from Villarreal CF)
21 Spain MF José Cañas
22 Portugal DF Nélson
23 Spain DF Nacho
24 Spain FW Rubén Castro
25 Spain GK Fabricio
26 Spain DF Miki Roqué
27 Spain MF Álvaro Vadillo
28 Spain MF Ezequiel
29 Spain DF Juanito
35 Spain MF Alejandro Pozuelo
36 Spain DF Álex Martínez
39 Spain MF Sergio

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Number Player Previous Club Cost
3 Spain Mario Getafe CF Bosman
4 Spain Antonio Amaya Wigan Athletic €200,000
6 Serbia Duško Tošić Red Star Belgrade Loan
8 Spain Javier Matilla Villarreal CF €1,400,000
15 Spain Ustaritz Athletic Bilbao Loan[2]
16 Paraguay Roque Santa Cruz Manchester City Loan[3]
17 Spain Javier Chica RCD Espanyol Bosman
20 Ecuador Jefferson Montero Villarreal CF Loan
25 Spain Fabricio Real Valladolid Bosman[4]

Total expenditure: Decrease €1,600,000 million

Out[edit]

Number Player Destination Cost
- Spain Chema Anton Red Bull Salzburg Bosman
- Spain Arzu Gimnàstic de Tarragona Mutual termination[5]
- Spain David Belenguer Retired Contract expiration
- Cameroon Achille Emana Al-Hilal FC €4,500,000
- Scotland Ryan Harper CD Guadalajara Undisclosed
- Spain Fran No Real Valladolid Free
- Spain Israel Xerez CD Bosman
- Spain Juande K.V.C. Westerlo Mutual termination[6]
- Spain Miguel Lopes F.C. Porto Loan Return
- Argentina Mariano Pavone Club Atlético Lanús Bosman
- Spain Brimah Razak Polideportivo Ejido Loan Return
- Spain Rodri CD Guadalajara Mutual termination[7]
- Spain Fernando Vega - Mutual termination[8]

Total income: Increase €4,500,000 million

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head coach Pepe Mel
Assistant coach Roberto Ríos
Physical trainer David Gómez
Goalkeepers coach José Ramón Esnaola
Head of medical services Tomás Calero
Delegate Víctor Antequera
Psychologist Patricia Ramírez
Janitor José María Montiel
Physiotherapist José Manuel Pizarro
Kit managers Manuel Barrera, José Manuel Acuña

Competitions[edit]

La Liga[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 La Liga

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 38 32 4 2 121 32 +89 100 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Barcelona (Q) 38 28 7 3 114 29 +85 91
3 Valencia (Q) 38 17 10 11 59 44 +15 61
4 Málaga (Q) 38 17 7 14 54 53 +1 58 2012–13 UEFA Champions League play-off round
5 Atlético Madrid (Q) 38 15 11 12 53 46 +7 56 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
6 Levante (Q) 38 16 7 15 54 50 +4 55 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
7 Osasuna 38 13 15 10 44 61 −17 54
8 Mallorca 38 14 10 14 42 46 −4 52
9 Sevilla 38 13 11 14 48 47 +1 50
10 Athletic Bilbao 38 12 13 13 49 52 −3 49
11 Getafe 38 12 11 15 40 51 −11 47
12 Real Sociedad 38 12 11 15 46 52 −6 47
13 Betis 38 13 8 17 47 56 −9 47
14 Espanyol 38 12 10 16 46 56 −10 46
15 Rayo Vallecano 38 13 4 21 53 73 −20 43
16 Zaragoza 38 12 7 19 36 61 −25 43
17 Granada 38 12 6 20 35 56 −21 42
18 Villarreal (R) 38 9 14 15 39 53 −14 41 Relegation to Segunda División
19 Sporting de Gijón (R) 38 10 7 21 42 69 −27 37
20 Racing Santander (R) 38 4 15 19 28 63 −35 27

Updated to games played on 13 May 2012.
Source: ESPN
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th goal difference; 6th number of goals scored; 7th Fair-play points.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 13 8 17 47 56 −9 47 7 7 5 28 25 +3 6 1 12 19 31 −12

Last updated: 12 May 2012.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by round[edit]

Round 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 20 37 38
Ground A H A H H A H A H A A H A H A H A H A A H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H
Result W W W W W L L L L L L D L L L W W W L W L L W W D L L L D D W W D W L D L D
Position 6 3 2 1 1 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: La Liga
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

Copa del Rey[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

External links[edit]