Among the novelties included in the new LaLiga protocol For this season and given the exceptional situation caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, it is mandatory for each club to choose a alternative field to yours outside your community in case you can’t act on it. He Real Madrid You have already notified yours: the José Zorrilla of Valladolid.
Zinedine Zidane’s team, which will debut in the League this weekend against Real Sociedad in Anoeta, will not debut at home until the fourth match, precisely, against Real Valladolid, the owner of what would be their ‘second home’ in the event that “exceptionally he was unable to play his matches in his stadium”, as stated in the competition rules for this campaign, and which has the strengths of geographic proximity and good relations motivated by the presence of Ronaldo Nazário as president of the Blanquivioleta entity.
According to the information from El Partidazo de COPE, Real Madrid would have already notified this option, before tomorrow, the 18th, the notification period ends. It should be remembered that, after the pandemic, and due to the works carried out at the Santiago Bernabéu, had been using the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium in Valdebebas and that it is only an option, which would come into play “due to circumstances derived from the pandemic”, such as the impossibility of accessing its territory or using the ‘proprietary’ facilities.
For its part, Real Valladolid was conducting a similar study in the previous days to determine its ‘alternate’ headquarters, as Miguel Ángel Gómez acknowledged at a press conference. As explained by the Blanquivioleta sports director a week ago, the club was immersed in the “compilation of all nearby stadiums, without ruling out any.” With the deadline closing tomorrow, hopefully you have already been chosen or even notified.