Albacete's Pelayo injured after third-floor fall at team's hotel

Pelayo Novo, a midfielder for second division Spanish club Albacete, has been seriously injured after falling from the third floor of his team's hotel.

The club said the Spaniard is in stable condition following the "stunning" accident in the northeastern city of Huesca on Saturday.

The 27-year-old Novo was hospitalised in the nearby city of Zaragoza. Other details were not immediately available.

Spanish media reported that Novo fell into an open space in an interior area of the hotel where the team was staying ahead of its match against Huesca later Saturday.

The Spanish league postponed the game.