NICKNAME: The Sevilla Derby
HISTORICAL RECORD: 114 matches: Betis - 36W, Sevilla - 51W, 27 draws
COMPLEX SAYS: Spanish soccer's most violent and ferocious derby. The two sides have been locking horns since 1915, a game Sevilla won 4-3. Violence at a clash in 1917, against the backdrop of land-reform disputes, set the tone that has continued for the past 90 years: security guards attacked by a fan with crutches, Betis keeper Toni Pratts being assaulted, and scuffles between coaching staffs have all featured in the recent past.
MEMORABLE MATCH: February 28, 2007, Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg. Sevilla manager Juande Ramos was knocked out cold by a bottle thrown from the crowd, forcing the end of this match. Betis was punished by having to play their next three home matches at another ground.
NEXT MATCH: Currently in different divisions. It only whets the appetite.