LaLiga’s €30 away ticket cap continues to deliver positive results

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Spanish LaLiga’s €30 (£26/$32) maximum away ticket cap has seen a total of 29,532 sold during the first 131 matches of the current season.

The average price of away tickets amounted to €29.60, with demand for 44 matches exceeding 100%. There was particularly high demand for the Basque derby matches between Real Sociedad and Athletic Club (with a request of more than 730%); CA Osasuna and Real Sociedad (more than 624%); and Deportivo Alavés against Athletic club (571%).

Additionally, the derby game between Sevilla and Real Betis saw demand for away tickets exceed inventory by 250%.

Some 17 clubs are part of the agreement, which sees a quota of 300 tickets placed on sale to away fans for a maximum of €30.

In October, LaLiga revealed that the first eight match days of the 2023-24 season saw 13,089 tickets sold as part of the initiative.

Sevilla tops the list of clubs that have offered the most tickets on average per game for the visiting fans with 602, followed by Athletic Club at 550, Real Betis with 531, and Valencia and Granada with almost 500 tickets per game.

“We are very happy with the results of this first part of the season,” said Víctor Martín, head of the chairman’s office at LaLiga. “We are confident that more clubs can join the project, to continue making football an open space where they can share the same passion between different hobbies in an affordable way.”

Fans of Real Betis and Atlético de Madrid have purchased the most tickets with almost 3,100 each. This is followed by Cádiz with 2,819, Athletic Club with 2,553 and UD Las Palmas with 2,385.

Similarly, fans of Real Betis and Atlético Madrid have made the most of the away day deal with an average of 400 per game, followed closely by UD Las Palmas, Sevilla and Cádiz with roughly 300.

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