BetisTOWith 13 infected players
HMore than a decade ago, theBetisHe has already been forced to postpone one of his league games due to a pandemic, as will happen the next two days of the championship … at least. It was specifically in late October 2009 because of theFlu A, which left more than 18,000 dead worldwide, almost 5,000 inEurope.
The green and white set, inSecond division, had to face theVillarreal Bin the stadiumManuel Ruiz de Loperaon November 1 at 5:00 p.m. But no less than 13 players from the first static squad, who directsAntonio Tapia, were infected by the virus, forcing the club to request the postponement of the meeting.
The analyzes carried out by the doctorsCaleroYBlackberryThe staff revealed that Sergio Garca, Arzu, Sunny, Carlos Garca, Nelson, Juande, Dami, Nano, Caffa, Pavone, Eman, Fernando Vega and the youth team Israel Bascn had contracted theFlu A, forcing theBetisto activate all prevention protocols and suspend training for the first team.
On October 30, 2009 theCompetition Committeeof theRoyal Spanish Soccer Federationconfirmed the postponement of the match, which ended up being disputed more than a month later, at the beginning of December, with a 4-0 victory for Verdiblanca, with two goals fromEman, one ofMelliand another ofSergio Garca.
Just over 10 years later, theBetishe has again been forced to postpone a league game due to a pandemic. In this case, by thecoronavirus COVID-19that has health systems around the world in check. For now, the derby scheduled for tonight and the game againstPomegranatenext Sunday they will have to find new dates.