LIGA MX

Chivas will let people in the stadium for the game against Club América

The governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro, has allowed Chivas to open its doors at 15% capacity for ‘El Clásico Nacional’ on Wednesday night at the Akron stadium.

Chivas will let people in the stadium for the game against Club América

The Liga MX started the 2020 Guardianes tournament amid the coronavirus pandemic with every game being played behind closed doors. A total of 17 matches were played in the regular season and no fans were allowed in any of the stadiums. Last weekend there were four games in the wildcard rounds and again no fans were allowed in the respective venues.

Chivas will open its doors

Eight teams made it to the quarter-finals for the 2020 Guardianes tournament and the first legs are set to start on 25 November and continue the next day. Ahead of their match-up against Club América, Chivas wants to let people in the Akron stadium on Wednesday night for ‘El Clásico’ and they have received the green light from the health authorities.

The governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro, confirmed the news on Tuesday and the Akron stadium will open its doors at 15% capacity for Mexico’s biggest football rivalry. Chivas owner Amauri Vergara said that only subscribers will be allowed in the stadium, so 6,935 will see the game at the venue.

We have to learn to live with this new reality, we will follow all the health measures from the authorities to prevent the spread of covid-19 in our stadium,” said Alfaro.