La Liga Resumes Today With Sevilla, Real Betis Clash
La Liga resumes today, June 11, 2020, after months of ban on football activities due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in Spain.
Sevilla and Real Betis will be the first game of La Liga, while the match will be played behind closed doors after three months away from football activities.
The Seville derby will be without fireworks, banners, plumes of smoke and crowds, as the Seville derby is renowned for its intensity and cherished by its supporters.
There will be 110 games within 39 days, with clubs playing every three days for five and a half weeks.
Sevilla manager, Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday said, “We can’t wait to return to competing”
“In circumstances that three months ago were unimaginable but today it is the reality and we have to adapt.”
“The derby is going to be played and we all know what it means. We have to respond.”
Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium will be without fans, except for officials and substitutes, who will be stretched out across rows to maintain social distancing.