First division, week 30

Betis 1 - Barcelona 1

Betis and Barcelona drew 1-1 in a match postponed from day 30, a result which keeps the Catalans nine points behind the leaders and takes the home side further away from their objective of reaching the UEFA cup spots this season. The visitors took the lead with only five minutes gone, Saviola scoring on the follow up after Prats had saved the Argentine forward's penalty kick. But ten minutes before the break Barça keeper Víctor Valdés was sent off for an off-the-ball incident with Dani, and referee Lizondo Cortés awarded a penalty which Alfonso converted. (14.04.04)

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