Through social networks, Real Betis showed how the first team squad returned to Luis del Sol Sports City yesterday. This return was due to testing to determine if any are or have been infected with COVID-19. In addition, between today and tomorrow they will complete medical exams, such as those of a pre-season, before the return to Sunday training.
Among those present was Joaquín Sánchez, captain of the entity, who will face all 11 days of the championship with the objectives of helping the team recover the nine points and four goals that separate him from the seventh place, a position that will give access to the European competitions by adjourning the final of the Copa del Rey without date.
In addition, the other two challenges are related to the achievements he has achieved throughout his career. The Portuguese is the third most seeded player in LaLiga with a total of 544 matches in the First Division. If in the remainder of the matches he plays seven matches, he will overcome Raúl González, thus becoming the player who has played the most matches. However, the first place is occupied by Andoni Zubizarreta with 622 matches.
The ethical captain. who has scored eight goals in the first 27 days, will manage to match his best goalscorer record if he manages to score a single goal in the remainder of the season.
Joaquín, who has less than two months left for his 39 years, managed to score his last goal in LaLiga in February and will beat Puskas if he manages to score in these 11 days, ranking among the five oldest players to score a goal in the top flight.