Alianza and Firpo played the ‘Young Classic’ on Day 7 of the Clausura 2023 tournament. Michell Mercado was attacked by a Firpense fan who threw a bag of water at the Colombian footballer’s head.
Channel 4 images showed the Mercado running right wing. At 49 minutes when he was approaching some of the bullfighting fans, one of his fans decided to throw a sack of water at Mankind. The voice of a white player who stopped and crouched on the ground, grimacing in pain.
Central referee Jaime Herrera interrupted the match for a few minutes to talk to the fourth referee about the situation, but a member of the Order Maintenance Unit (UMO) later intervened and the referee decided to restart the match. .
Alianza FC and LA Firpo finished in a 1-1 draw at Usulteco Stadium.
An object thrown from the stands of Firpo fans falls on player Michell Mercado and the referee stops the match. pic.twitter.com/0ZQY4fjymI
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