Real Betis and Atletico Madrid Match Briefly Stopped As Supporter Requires Medical Assistance
- Real Betis and Atletico Madrid were tied at 0-0 when their La Liga game was briefly brought to a halt
- Paramedics rushed into the stands during Betis and Madrid's fixture to help a fan who required medical assistance
- The La Liga fixture between Barcelona and Cadiz last month also had to be stopped after a fan had a heart attack
Real Betis and Atletico Madrid’s game was largely uneventful on the field in the first half, but the main talking point occurred in the stands.
The La Liga fixture between the two sides had to be briefly stopped after a fan needed medical assistance in the stands.
Fans started booing and jeering before the half-hour mark, trying to get the attention of the players and referee.
While commentators were initially confused about why there was so much commotion in the stadium, it soon became apparent that a fan urgently needed help.
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With the referee briefly calling for the game to be stopped, paramedics could be seen rushing into the stands to attend to the problem. It's unclear at this stage what happened to the fan in question.
This is not the first La Liga game to be halted due to a medical emergency.
Last month Barcelona and Cadiz’s game had to be stopped in the 83rd minute after a fan had a heart attack in the stands. Barcelona were 2-0 up at the time. Cadiz keeper Conan Ledesma also did his part to help as he ran the length of the pitch to take a first aid kit to the stands.
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Source: Sports Brief News