Embarrassing what happened this Saturday during the Seville derby between Betis Y Sevilla in the stadium Benito Villamarin after the launch of a plastic bar by a Verdiblanco fan that hit the Sevilla player’s head John Jordan. This Copa del Rey round of 16 duel was definitively suspended, reported both clubs and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).
The referee of the match, De Burgos Bengoestxea, was in dialogue with the delegates and coaches of both teams for more than ten minutes until he decided to stop the game 40 minutes into the first half. The coach of Seville, Julen LopeteguiHe did not stop asking for explanations. De Burgos Bengoetxea decided to send all the players to the locker room to await a final decision. The Betis, who was slow to accept the decision, also ended up in the mouth. The match was interrupted with 1-1 on the scoreboard after goals from Papu Gómez (35′) and Nabil Fekir (39′) and it did not start again.
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