LaLiga Santander 2019 – 20TO“It is categorically false what the RFEF says,” says the employers
LaLiga has reacted to the statement from AFE and RFEF in which they claimed to have reached an agreement so that only matches with a minimum of 72 separation from each other could be played. The coordination meeting held between the three institutions has been held in avery bad atmosphere, as evidenced by the readings that have been later, by each of the members.
This is what both the Federation and the union assuredAFE. And this has been LaLiga’s response:
No measures of any kind have been submitted to the Commission for competition. It should be noted that their discussion was not scheduled at any point on the agenda of the meeting and it has not been suggested to include it during the meeting.
Hydration breaks during games have not been addressed or made a single mention. Beyond that LaLiga would agree, as every season, that one more hydration stop can be added, and that these breaks are already included in the regulations.
Regarding playing matches every 72 hours, no agreement has been reached or anything has been put to the vote and, consequently, nothing has been approved.
Only demonstrations have been held by AFE in this regard. Likewise, it is categorically false that the AFE and LaLiga had reached an agreement to play every 48 hours, as stated by the RFEF.
No closed-door match protocol has been mentioned, discussed or approved. LaLiga has already drawn up a protocol for this eventuality since the beginning of March, shared with the UEFA commission, of which we are part and with the rest of the representatives of European leagues that participate in it.
Finally, and in relation to the RFEF’s opposition to the fact that in the months of May, June, July or August, matches are played in which the conditions of heat, solar radiation and humidity are detrimental to the health of the athletes, The representatives of LaLiga at the meeting have stated and recalled that the setting of schedules corresponds exclusively to LaLiga, under the current Coordination Agreement, a circumstance that has been ratified by the Board of Directors of the Higher Sports Council (CSD). and that the schedules will always be set taking into account, as has always been done, the protection of the health of athletes.
For all these reasons, it is surprising that it reports on aspects that, on the one hand, have not even been valued or debated, and, on the other hand, the content of the Commission’s debates is distorted with some kind of interest in it.