MADRID, 3 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -
LaLiga has decided, "given the exceptional weather situation" in Madrid for the next few hours, to postpone the First Division match between Atlético de Madrid and Sevilla FC, initially scheduled for 6:30 p.m. this Sunday at the Cívitas stadium. Metropolitan.
According to its press release, the institution chaired by Javier Tebas has made such a decision "given the exceptional weather situation in Madrid, following the red alert notices from AEMET and the recommendations of the Madrid City Council."
After "having analyzed the situation" and having "held talks" during the morning "with the president of the RFEF, the president of the Higher Sports Council and the CEOs of Atlético and Sevilla", LaLiga has determined the postponement of this duel between mattresses and Seville corresponding to matchday 4 of LaLiga EA Sports.
Shortly before the postponement was known, Atlético had already reported the mishaps due to the heavy rains announced due to DANA. "The Madrid City Council has issued a public note in which it recommends avoiding travel due to the forecast of heavy rains and the AEMET has raised the situation to a red alert due to worsening weather forecasts," the rojiblanco club had stressed.
Sources from DAZN, a television operator that was going to broadcast the game from the Metropolitan, have told Europa Press that two possible dates for this Atlético vs Sevilla to be played are September 4 or already go until December 31, within a very tight schedule.