La Liga president Javier Tebas confirmed on Saturday that action will be taken against Real Valladolid for the state of their pitch.
Barcelona managed to escape with a 1-0 win at the Estadio José Zorrilla but found it tough going on an awful pitch.
Here’s what it looked like two days ago.
This is how Real Valladolid pitch looked like 2 days ago. They’re facing Barcelona on the same pitch now in La Liga. pic.twitter.com/fXWC6pKNIE— Mootaz Chehade (@MHChehade) August 25, 2018
And here’s an example of how it cut up during the game.
As for Tebas - well here’s what he made of it all.
“The pitch at the Jose Zorrilla did not meet the minimum criteria demanded for a competition like La Liga,” he said.
Source | Samuel Marsden at ESPN
Barcelona have also filed an official complaint about the pitch and quite right too.