First Criminal Case Judgement with a Guilty Verdict on Match-Fixing in Spain

First Criminal Case Judgement with a Guilty Verdict on Match-Fixing in Spain
Following the alleged manipulation of two matches during the 2013-2014 season of LaLiga, eight individuals, including the former General Manager and three board members of Atletico Osasuna SAD (Osasuna) and two former Real Betis Balompie (Betis) players have been sentenced to prison.
 
Second Section of the Provincial Court of Vavarre, 23 April 2020, no. 111/2020

 

The judgement, issued on 23 April 2020, explains that in exchange for EUR 650,000, two players of Betis agreed to manipulate the result of two matches, the first one against Real Valladolid (Valladolid) corresponding to the 37th week and against Osasuna itself on the following week (38th), being the last two weeks of the season. The...

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