The Ministry of Health of the Community of Madrid has authorized the celebration of the friendly soccer match between the teams of Spain and Portugal on June 4 at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium with a maximum capacity of 30% of the public, so they will be able to enter up to 22,590 spectators to witness this summer’s Euro Cup preparation match.
Once the action plan submitted by the Royal Spanish Football Federation has been reviewed, the General Directorate of Public Health has reported favorably on the proposed measures and allows the assistance of up to 22,590 fans, who must access the stadium by time slots, as reported the Community of Madrid in a press release. Until now, no football match with an audience of either the First Division or the senior team had been held in the Community of Madrid during the pandemic. “The road to Euro 2021 begins in Madrid with the Spanish team,” the acting Madrid president, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, wrote on Twitter.
To avoid crowds, the public must access through the 110 turnstiles of the 34 access gates established in different time slots, depending on the entrance access and the stadium area, and the event organizers will establish security controls throughout the venue. of signage to help channel the entry and exit flows of spectators. Likewise, the use of a mask will be mandatory at all times and smoking and the consumption of food or drink in the stands will be prohibited.
In the same way, the General Directorate of Public Health has authorized the celebration of 30% of the public capacity of several matches of the Spanish Championship of the Her Majesty The Queen’s Cup, specifically the semifinal, on May 26 and 27, and the final, on May 30, at the Butarque Stadium, in the Madrid town of Leganés.
The contingency plan also prohibits the catering service, the prohibition of smoking and consuming drinks or food in the stands during the entire match and the mandatory use of masks.