What will be the capacity at the Olympic Stadium for the first leg semifinal between Pumas and Atlas

The CDMX authorities announced the new sanitary measures for the semifinals (Photo: Galo Cañas / Cuartoscuro) (Galo Cañas /)

The MX League it remains in its last chapters. The semifinals of Mexican football began yesterday with the match between Tigres and León. Now, it is the turn to enter the stage of Pumas vs Atlas and a vibrant encounter between both teams is expected.

The importance of the match is high for both teams. For this reason, the university students hope that their fans will win the match in the stands after it was announced this afternoon that the property of Ciudad Universitaria will have 100% of its capacity, after the corresponding authorities announced the approval.

“At the facilities of the Secretariat of Citizen Security of Mexico City, the Security meeting was held for the meeting corresponding to the Ida Semifinal between the Pumas and Atlas teams, to be held today, December 2 at 9:00 p.m. at the University Olympic Stadium. According to the CDMX authorities, the capacity allowed for the game is 100 percent“In this way, Liga MX reported it through a statement on its social networks.

Erik Lira, player for the Pumas de la UNAM.  Photo: Twitter @erik_lira
Pumas will be able to count on the full support of their audience at home (Photo: Twitter @erik_li)

Through the same statement, the same Aztec football organization was in charge of establishing the agreements reached in conjunction with the same authorities of the CDMX:

* In the security table it was established that there will be zero tolerance for any person who is detected disturbing the order.

* The routes and operations for the access, protection and departure of the animation groups were reviewed.

* All attendees will have to wear their mask and abide by the established health protocols.

* Fans who do not have a ticket are requested to refrain from going to the vicinity of the Olympic University Stadium.

*The gates of the stadium will open at 6:00 p.m.

Atlas FC Liga MX
Atlas will have to go into the Pumas house and try to get a positive result (Photo: Twitter / @ AtlasFC)

The auriazul set had barely approved 75% of the capacity for the first leg of the quarterfinals, which he played against América, but in the run-up to the final he received the news that he will be able to open the property at full capacity.

In the meeting between the university students and the Eagles, a notorious overcrowding in some of the areas of the sports building, but it is hoped that in the game against La Academia this situation will not occur again.

Authorization for 100% was given days after the president of Liga MX, Mikel Arriola, recognized that it is not ruled out to close the stadiums again due to the increase in cases of COVID-19 that have been registered around the world.

Until a few days ago, the contagion curve in Mexico had increased by a 6%, so the health authorities have been aware of this issue.

Pumas players celebrate a score during a match for the 2021 Apertura Tournament of the Liga MX, at the Nemesio Díez stadium in the city of Toluca, State of Mexico (Mexico).  EFE / Alex Cruz
Pumas players celebrate a score during a match for the 2021 Apertura Tournament of the Liga MX, at the Nemesio Díez stadium in the city of Toluca, State of Mexico (Mexico). EFE / Alex Cruz (Alex Cruz /)

In European countries like England, Germany and the Netherlands, the decision has been made to close the matches to the public to prevent a re-outbreak or mitigate the effects of the fourth wave of COVID-19, which is beginning to be detected in different parts of the world.

For now, the Mexican fans may be present in this meeting, as in Jalisco when the rojinegros host the university students in the second leg of the semifinals. However, the situation in the house of Atlas is slightly different, since only 90% access to the stands for the semifinals.

However, in case the Foxes reach the final, the governor of the State of Jalisco, Enrique AlfaroHe pointed out that the rojinegros could have 100% of the total capacity.


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