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Pro sports play on through coronavirus shutdown — thanks to video games

The National Hockey League might have suspended play final week, however the Carolina Hurricanes nonetheless laid the wooden to the Ottawa Senators 9-1, this afternoon, in an NHL 20 match live-streamed by the Canes’ official YouTube account this afternoon.

In actual life, Ottawa and Carolina had been as a result of face off at present, however that was postponed (together with the remainder of the NHL season) due to public well being advisories in opposition to massive gatherings, to comprise the unfold of COVID-19. Sports particularly have suffered from the mass closings, however they do have another — a great, old style CPU-vs-CPU sim on a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

It’s not simply in hockey. Spain’s La Liga, additionally suspended due to coronavirus, is taking part in proper now In FIFA 20. We’re presently in the quarterfinals of a 16-team tournament in an occasion organized by streamer Ibai Llanos. The match is elevating cash for charities serving to these caught up within the coronavirus pandemic.

The match’s subject was seeded in accordance with La Liga’s desk on the time the schedule was suspended. The gamers’ participation is spectacular, however so is the intense, match-day commentary Llanos and associates are giving to this occasion.

Here are the real-life gamers, and their golf equipment, taking part in within the match (per Squawka.com)

  • Sergi Roberto (Barcelona)
  • Marco Asensio (Real Madrid)
  • Sergio Reguilon (Sevilla)
  • Adnan Januzaj (Real Sociedad)
  • Jason (Getafe)
  • Marcos Llorente (Atlético Madrid)
  • Carlos Soler (Valencia)
  • Manu Morlanes (Villarreal)
  • José Antonio Martinez (Granada)
  • Ruben Garcia (Osasuna)
  • Borja Iglesias (Real Betis)
  • Carlos Clerc (Levante)
  • Lucas Perez (Alaves)
  • Pedro Porro (Real Valladolid)
  • Edu Exposito (Eibar)
  • Kevin Vazquez (Celta Vigo)
  • Aitor Ruibal (Leganés)
  • Adri Embarba (Espanyol)

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