Atletico Madrid v Barcelona: World record crowd for ladies’s club fit
It becomes a world report for a membership healthy in women’s soccer as a crowd of 60,739 grew to become out to look at Atletico Madrid take on Barcelona in the Spanish capital. The top-of-the-desk conflict was performed in Atletico men’s crew’s Wanda Metropolitano instead of the ladies an awful lot smaller home stadium which has a capability of three,500.
The attendance shattered the previous European record of forty-eight,121 who watched Athletic Bilbao’s girls’ group play Atletico in a Copa del Rey match in Bilbao in January. “The gamers are the cause for all of the achievement,” Atletico coach José Luis Sánchez Vera informed El Pais earlier than the sport. “They are those who’ve linked with the fanatics, and they’re those who are going to fill this stadium with Atléticos. “The in shape could be a celebration for them all, and for people who do not know our players, I assume they’re going to be hooked.”
Atletico Madrid’s midfielder Silvia Meseguer (left) tussles with Barcelona FC’s midfielder Vicky Losada. Atletico captain Amanda Sampedro brought: “I turned into certain that the fans would respond this manner, they may be like that, they have shown us that for a long time, and it’s for those people that we can leave the whole lot at the pitch.”
However, Barca gained 2-zero to close the gap to a few factors at the pinnacle as Asisat Oshoala scored the opener for her 5th aim in five games, and England worldwide Toni Duggan got here off the bench to feature a second. The record for any girls’ match turned into a set on the 1999 World Cup very last when 90,185 humans watched the USA beat China 5-four on penalties at the Rose Bowl. Another bumper crowd of 80, 203 saw the US defeat Japan 2-1 to win gold at the 2012 Olympics in London. The record for the Atletico men’s group at the Wanda Stadium is the sixty-seven, 804 individuals who watched the Madrid derby towards Real in February. The highest attendance ever at a football in shape was the 173,850 paying spectators who attended the 1950 World Cup very last among Brazil and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, in step with the Guinness World Records.