La Liga starts with virtual fans 93 days later, Sevilla defeated Rial Betis in the first match.
Sports Desk- The Spanish football league La Liga, which was postponed in March due to Coronavirus, has restarted after 93 days. Sevilla defeated Rial Betis 2–0 in the first match. Lucas Ocampos scored the 56th and Fernando scored in the 62nd minute for sevilla.
After the Bundesliga in Germany restarted on May 16, La Liga opened its doors again to players but not supporters at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, where the usually vibrant Seville derby was played in front of empty stands.
After 9⃣3⃣ days…#LaLigaSantander returns with an EPIC derby victory for @SevillaFC_ENG! ?#ElGranDerbi 2-0 pic.twitter.com/VpnHKekzK0— LaLiga English (@LaLigaEN) June 11, 2020
The game was the first in Spain’s top flight since March 10 but 93 days later another professional fixture has been completed without incident, offering further encouragement to the Premier League in England and Serie A in Italy. Both are set to return next week. La Liga is the second of Europe’s big five leagues to resume, with the Premier League following suit next week.
Público virtual de FIFA 20 vs publico virtual de LaLiga. pic.twitter.com/fMy2LHRoPO— Info Valencia (@Info__Valencia) June 11, 2020
After a minute’s silence in memory of those who have died during the pandemic, La Liga returned with some new additions. The vast, empty stands were painted in ‘virtual support’ in what was sold beforehand as images of fans wearing club colours.