The Bundesliga game between the 1st FSV Mainz 05 and Borussia Dortmund on Sunday (15:30 clock) may not be able to take place. Reason is a corona outbreak at the Rheinhessen.
Mainz 05 surprised on Thursday evening with the message that the same 19 people in the club have infected with the coronavirus. The affected – players, trainers and team employees – are completely immunized, was in a message. The training planned for the afternoon was canceled, all infected persons have emanated into domestic isolation.
On Friday, the Mainz now requested the displacement of the game against BVB at the DFL. Chef trainer Bo Svensson, according to manager Christian Heidel “Honorkt”, are not sufficient actors available.
“We will get the written decision in the next hour,” said Bundesliga games board Christian Heidel shortly after 13:00 clock: “We assume that the application is granted. We still have 14 operational players, but not a bundled league goalkeeper “
BVB shifts game mess conference
At least nine license players can play in the squad, including a goalkeeper so that a Bundesliga game can be held. Injured or locked actors count as available and not to the failures.
The BVB subsequently postponed its matchday press conference with head coach Marco Rose from 13:00 clock to 14:00 clock, “in the hope that we know more about Dortmund’s discharge against Dortmund”.
On Thursday evening, BVB License Player Manager Sebastian Kehl had optimistically shown that the game will take place as planned on Sunday. “We will continue to prepare professionally on the encounter.”