ANDhe competition committee of the Royal Spanish Football Federation has opened a file to find out in depth what happened last Saturday in the Benito Villamarn during the round of 16 match Copa del Rey Come in Betis Y Seville in which the launch of a PVC stick from the stands of South Goal, which impacted the footballer of the Nervión team Joan Jordan, caused the suspension, forcing the remaining minutes to be played the next day behind closed doors.
In the Verdiblanco club, as requested in their statements after the meeting by their coach, Manuel Pellegrini, and its president, Angel Haro, they want absolutely everything to be clarified, both the identity of the author of the launch (yesterday afternoon the Police arrested the alleged aggressor) and what happened in the seven minutes that followed until Joan Jordan he claimed to feel shocked and the referee decided to suspend the match.
Audio and video from the stadium cameras
To do this, as reported yesterday by ABC and MARCA has been able to confirm with official club sources, the Betis has sent to the RFEF a significant amount of video and audio material from the cameras you have in your stadium, especially those from South Goal, where the object was thrown, and those usually located in the bench area, where the subsequent sequence took place with medical assistance to the footballer and the disagreement between the benches until the decision to stop the game.
It should be remembered that several players of the Betis What Victor Camarasa, Christian Tello Y John Miranda assured in publications made on social networks that the technician of the Seville, Julen Lopetegui, was the one who would have urged Joan Jordan to simulate “getting dizzy and throwing himself on the ground” in order to cause the suspension of a match that at that moment was tied at one after the goal of Fekir. Some serious accusations that, as with the rest of what happened, the Verdiblanco club wants to be clarified.
The PVC pole, a flagpole
Regarding the launch of the PVC stick itself, which caused everything that happened, Betis assures that there was no type of irregularity in the access control and that the object is part of the flagpoles validated by both the Federation as for the police and which are normally kept in a storage room South Goal to be used in matches. The club considers that having had to vacate the stadium and play a good part of the tie behind closed doors is punishment enough and that if there is any sanction, it should only be for the individual who threw the PCV stick and not for the club.