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Advertising mat stops play in Segunda!

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Pin An advertising mat stopped play. Screenshots/MovistarLaLiga
An advertising mat stopped play. Screenshots/MovistarLaLiga

Advertising mat stops play in Segunda!

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The Segunda game between Sporting Gijon and Cartagena was stopped for an unusual reason. The strong wind sent one of the advertising mats behind the goal flying onto the pitch.

Football matches have been stopped for many reasons and even though fans can no longer come onto the pitch to stop play, there can still be intruders. The Segunda match between Sporting Gijon and Cartagena was held up after an advertising mat blew onto the pitch. 

The mat was advertising a bookmakers. It was to the side of the left hand goal as seen on the TV, After flying a few metres on the air, the mat landed on the field. 

It was a very interesting incident which caught the eyes of many. 

The match ended 0-0. It was an even clash which saw most of the entertainment in the second period. The mat stopping play, Aitor Garcia's red card for Sporting and Cartagena's David Simon hitting the post with a shot.

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