Rayo Vallecano beat Albacete 1-0 on Thursday.
Theirs was the first football match played in Spain after a three-month break due to a coronavirus pandemic.
This match of the second Spanish league is special not only because it actually started six months ago, but because only one half was played.
Namely, Rayo Vallecano and Albacete started the match on December 15 last year, but it was interrupted at half time because Rayo’s fans shouted at the opposing player Roman Zozulja that he was a Nazi.
Albacete did not want to continue the game, which still had the score of 0-0. This was because it was interrupted moment when the guests had fewer players, as Eddy Silvestre received a red card in the referee’s compensation.
The match continued now, six months, in the 46th minute with a player less for Albacete because midfielder Eddy Silvestre received a red card at the end of the first half in December when the match began.
The match was decided by Luis Advincula, who scored in the 61st minute of the match for Rayo Vallecano.