President of the La Liga Javier Tebas has spoken of his hopes of having football fans back into the stadium before the current season ends.
The Spanish top division Got back on track on Thursday after been suspended since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with the Seville Derby between Sevilla and Real Betis.
The president disclosed that there would be talks with the Spanish government over the course of the next two weeks to see the potentiality of having fans back into the stadium as soon as it is safe to do so.
“Of course it won’t be the entire stadium, and there will be special precautionary measures, if we can have even 10% or 15% by the end of the season, if that happens we will be very happy about that because that’s a sign that we are getting back to some form of normality. When we celebrate will be when we actually finish the competitions, both the First Division and the Second Division. This crisis still hasn’t come to an end.” Tebas was quoted on BBC.
The Seville Derby returned the La Liga with a 2-0 win for Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pijuan on Thursday night.
Some groups of fans was seen outside the stadium, defying health guidelines and order during the game as the players slugged it out on the pitch.
Lucas Ocampos scored the opening goal from the penalty spot in the 56th minute of the second half before he assisted Fernando in the 62nd minute to give Sevilla the win.
Lucas Ocampos, by so doing, became the first Sevilla player, since Alvaro Negredo in 2011, to score in five back to back La Liga matches.
Meanwhile, On Friday, Granada and Getafe will play while Valencia will host Levante.
Written by: Daniel Ademiju Idowu