Atltico responds to Kalil and reiterates his support for games with fans in Mineiro

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O athletic announced, on the afternoon of Monday (23), that it is contrary to the decision of the city of Belo Horizonte to again prohibit games with the public in stadiums in the capital of Minas Gerais. The board of rooster understands that the veto is not justified, since the club complied with all COVID-19 prevention measures in the match against River Plate, not miner, for the quarterfinals of the Liberators cup.

“Atltico vehemently disagrees with the decision of PBH, reaffirms its commitment to established protocols and asks for common sense and dialogue with the authorities”, published the club on social networks.

On Wednesday, 17,030 spectators paid tickets (income over R$2.68 million) to watch Atltico’s victory over River Plate, 3-0, in Mineiro, for the return of the quarterfinals of the Libertadores. The total number of people in the surroundings of the stadium was much higher, as many people without tickets came to the venue to enjoy the party.