Barcelona Plays In Empty Stadium As Catalonian Independence Vote Looms

Oct 01, 2017

   Wochit Headline News
On Sunday, Barcelona played their La Liga match against Las Palmas in an empty stadium, amid concerns of the referendum on Catalonian independence. Barcelona made the announcement that doors would be closed for the match just minutes before kickoff, citing safety concerns. Thousands of fans were already waiting outside Camp Nou Stadium, when the announcement was made. Barcelona criticized La Liga for refusing to allow the game to be postponed and denounced the actions of the Spanish police.