Local fans were preventing members of the visiting team from leaving the premises, prolonging the situation beyond the 23:00 curfew

Image of one of the videos circulating on the networks.IN

The San Sebastián de Villaverde del Ro football stadium (Seville) has been the scene of a massive altercation and a violent fight between players from the Sports Union of that town and the Atltico Olivarense, events in which many spectators have also participated, with the result of between ten and 15 people injured.

Sources of the unified service 112 of Andalusia have informed Europa Press that in relation to said altercation, at 20.10 hours they would have received notices regarding a situation of “excess capacity” in the stadium, for example there would be parts of the stands “full” of spectators to watch the match between the Villaverde Sports Union and the Atltico Olivarense. Already at 10:15 p.m., according to 112, several people warned that the football game had resulted in a fight between players from both teams, to which spectators of the meeting had joined, with the launching of fences and chairs and agglomerations of people involved in the massive fight, in breach at all times of the essential precautions against the spread of the coronavirus.

Some witnesses even narrated that home fans were preventing visiting team members from leaving the premises, prolonging the situation beyond the curfew of 23 hours. The alerters accounted for between ten and 15 injured people, some of them with hemorrhages and injuries derived from impacts, all of these people being evacuated by the own means of their companions or friends.

Videos on social media

Different videos circulate about the altercations whose images speak for themselves, showing a large group of young people locked in a scuffle between screaming and throwing objects like a construction fence. The Villaverde Sports Union has indicated in this regard that for the match, it was “perfectly controlled the capacity and the safety regulations, with 50 percent of the limited capacity” and a “scrupulous control of the fans present in it”, extreme According to the club, security forces personnel checked half an hour after starting the game.

“In the presence of a large group of fans of the rival team, known as Ultra Olivos”, according to the host club, it was decided to limit the area available for them in the stadium, noting that this group “had already announced on their social networks previously to the match, that there were going to be riots“.

Field invasion

The match was taking place normally, according to the Villaverde Sports Union, “until Atltico Olivarense scored a third goal and the players went to the stadium area where was the ultra group of the team“, whose members would have” invaded the field by skipping the perimeter fence without respecting the instructions of the directive and controllers. “The members of the aforementioned” ultra group “, according to the host club, began to” attack the controllers of the UD Villaverde, resulting in several wounded with blood among the villaverderos “and resulting all this in” disturbances “and new” physical attacks between the controllers and directive of the UD Villaverde “.

The club, in that sense, begs “tranquility and respect for all hobbiesBecause one thing is healthy rivalry on the field of play, and another is the serious incidents that took place “in the stadium.

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