Cardiff boss Neil Warnock dedicated his aspect’s dramatic 2-1 take hold of at Southampton to Emiliano Sala as Premier League clubs paid tribute to the forward.
Earlier this week, police confirmed that the 28-yr-primitive £15m anecdote Cardiff signing died in a plane wreck.
“We desired to realize it for Emiliano and I’m the truth is proud the boys have executed him justice,” stated Warnock after Cardiff scored an injury-time winner.
Gamers in games all the best likely plan thru the Premier League and EFL wore shaded armbands.
Sala’s physique modified into as soon as stumbled on and known on Thursday and a minute’s silence modified into as soon as held before the game at St Mary’s Stadium with Cardiff followers carrying daffodils in memory of the Argentine.
“It be been a hard couple of weeks,” stated Cardiff captain Sol Bamba. “I know Emiliano Sala modified into as soon as attempting from up there so it be sexy to build up the three aspects.”
Sala, 28, modified into as soon as travelling to Cardiff in a gentle plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the English Channel on 21 January.
The striker modified into as soon as flying to affix up with his new Cardiff crew-mates for the main time.
The membership has supplied to pay for Sala’s physique to be repatriated to Argentina.
The physique of the pilot is aloof missing and his household have launched a fundraising allure to seek out his physique.