LaLiga game suspended after death of a fan

MADRID.- The party of Grenade before him Athletic Bilbao in The league He was suspended on Sunday after a fan suffered a respiratory crisis in the stands and his death was reported shortly after.

Athletic was up 1-0 in the 18th minute when the goalkeeper Unai Simon notified the referee Miguel Angel Ortiz Arias that there was an emergency in the stands. The teams left the field a few minutes later.

The medical services of the stadium and both teams provided support to the fan, who was transferred to a hospital shortly after. About an hour later his death was reported.

“Suspended Granada CF vs. Athletic Bilbao due to the sad death of a fan in the Nuevo los Cármenes Stadium. We accompany his family and friends, as well as all the fans of the club, in their feelings. Granada CF”, reported the Spanish League through its social networks.

The authorities of The league and the teams assess the date and time for the resumption of the match corresponding to the 16th day.

Atlético third:

He Atlético de Madrid recovered third position in the Spanish league by beating Colero 2-1 Almeria to reach 17 consecutive victories at home.

Alvaro Morata and the Argentine Angel Correa scored in the first half for the Athletic extended their longest winning streak at home in the competition. Almeria He approached with a bit of Leo Baptistao in the complementary part.

He Athletic adds 34 points and was third before the Barcelona would receive the Girona, which is second, but the colchoneros will end the day with one less game. He real Madrid tied 1-1 on Saturday with the Real Betis and has one more point than the Girona.

The meringues are in the middle of a season of vindication, after they lost the title of The league before him Barcelona in the previous season.

FOUNTAIN: With information from AP