Germán Pezzella scored for Betis in the 1-1 draw vs. Girona at home on matchday 18 of La Liga.
Pezzella scored after a series of rebounds in Girona’s box coming from a corner kick from the right side in the 88th minute. He kicked it with his right foot while entering the box and got his team mates and the Betis fans celebrating. They were able to get the draw in the last minutes against the team that was in first place in La Liga.
On the other hand, in Girona, the team that has surprised everyone in Spain this season, the Argentine Paulo Gazzaniga started as the goalkeeper in this match.
In the post-game interview, Germán Pezzella was emotional when mentioning the hard time that his city Bahía Blanca faced these days after a strong storm, and he dedicated his goal to them:
“It gives me enormous joy because it was a difficult week personally. My city is going through a very delicate moment after a catastrophe that occurred. Our people are suffering, and it is difficult. We are trying to help from here. Seeing family and friends suffer is hard, so I wanted to dedicate this goal to them.”