11.26.08

No Fans, No Problem : Atletico Madrid Progresses Thru Champions League In Privacy

Posted in Football at 7:45 pm by

Impressive enough that Atletico Madrid have advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League, but Wednesday’s 2-1 home win over PSV Eindhoven occurred in an empty stadium, with jumbotron footage of their displaced fans being piped in.  I can imagine the Florida Marlins attempting a simliar stunt next season, however a mere webcam and a pair of laptops should do the trick.

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