Tuesday, November 30

Espanyol resorts to justice to increase the 30% capacity against Atlético

  • The perico club carries out the procedures at the highest level to have more spectators before the champion and extends the pre-registration period until Wednesday at 11:59 p.m.

The first big game of this season in the RCDE Stadium It will take place on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. The Athletic visit Cornellà and the parakeets do not want to miss the appointment with the champion. The obstacles imposed by the pandemic hinder the massive presence of the public, but the Catalan club will fight until the end to expand the capacity of his temple.

Curiously, the last clash at Espanyol’s home before the covid occurred on March 1, 2020 against Atlético. The pulse ended in a draw (1-1) and they went to the stadium 30,360 people, a fantastic entrance. They were different times. The team was still in First before the disastrous descent in a context marked by the pandemic that still has consequences.

Appeal to the TSJC

The public returned on August 21 against Villarreal (0-0) with a entrance of 11,095 spectators. For that clash, the 30% capacity established by the Government was enough, but that limit falls short of the match against the whole of Simeone. For this reason, the club continues to management at the highest level to try to increase the percentage of occupation of professional football stadiums in Catalonia.

30% is a figure lower than that allowed in other activities Similar. The parakeet leaders have been in contact for days with the different administrations and have presented a recurs before the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia to be pronounced before the return to the competition scheduled for this weekend.

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“From the club we will everything possible so that this expansion of capacity can be given the green light to coincide with this weekend’s match against Atlético, “the entity said in a statement. The initial period was closed with 13,000 requestsTherefore, the 30% set by the Generalitat has already been exceeded.

Given the possibility that there may be news in this regard (it is not ruled out that on Thursday the capacity will be increased to 60%) and with the aim that they can attend the game on maximum number of subscribed members, Espanyol has decided to extend the period of pre-registration until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday. In this way, the period initially set, which ended at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, is extended by 48 hours.


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