Fans warn Byron to move to danger zone for Super Cup

Fans warn Byron to move to danger zone for Super Cup

Berlin, Germany, 23 SeptemberBayern Munich could win more silver as they face Sevilla on Thursday for the UEFA Super Cup, but traveling German fans have been warned to reconsider before heading to Budapest, with head coach Hansi Flick questioning. Should the match between coronavirus epidemics go ahead? .

The Champions League winners toured Hungary in a 22-match winning streak that lasted until February, when they won the Champions League, the Bundesliga and the German Cup.

Byron started the new Bundesliga season last Friday with a hammering of Shelke 8-0, with German winger Leroy Sane scoring at the start of his Munich and “the whole team showed how hungry we are”. .

Their appetite for more silverware could be eaten to gratify two trophies next week as they face Dortmund for the German Super Cup on 30 September.

However, Kovid-19 cast a shadow over Thursday’s performance as Budapest was declared a high-risk area by the German government due to its high infection rate.

– ‘Think again’ –

Flick admits he “doesn’t understand enough” because UEFA still insists on a match there, “but we’re not the ones who decide.”

On Tuesday, Bavarian state president Marcus Soder announced tougher rules “that specifically affect the Super Cup” for Bayern fans to travel.

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“Everyone should think again that traveling is wise,” Soder added.

Supporters must be tested for Coded-19 for two weeks before and after the trip to Budapest.

“This way we want to prevent the potential risk of infection,” Soder said.

The match at Puskas Arena in Budapest is expected to be watched by only 500 Sevilla and 1300 Bayern fans.

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A Sevilla FC fan is tested for a Covid-19 outside the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium in Budapest ahead of Thursday’s UEFA Super Cup match. AFP / Christina Quickler

Both clubs have set up test centers in their respective cities to reduce the risk of Thursday’s match becoming a ‘super-spreading’ event.

On Monday, Sweider had already expressed doubts about whether the game should move forward in Budapest.

– ‘Football’s Ishgel’ –

“We must now be very, very careful not to jeopardize any new form of football-ishgel,” the politician said, referring to the now infamous Austrian ski resort where thousands of holidaymakers They were infected with the virus early in the epidemic. In Europe.

The German newspaper Bill asked on Tuesday “Will the Super Cup become the Super Spreader Cup?” “.

Byron’s senior executives, including chairman Carl-Heinz Rumenige, have been widely criticized for ignoring social distances and for sitting in a close-knit group on Friday night to watch the current Friday.

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Rumeneg has promised to do better in Budapest, promising, “We all agree that the group (group’s) picture was not ideal – we must and we will change it for the next game.”

Byron’s star striker Robert Lewandowski, who netted a penalty and scored two more goals on Friday, trained just 12 minutes on Tuesday to get out of his ankle.

After Sevilla won the Europa League, the first two weeks of La Liga ended in a short match for fitness.

Ibrahim Amdo, Roque Mesa, Alex Widdle and Joris Ganagan, all of whom are expected to leave the club, did not train in Julen Loptegui’s final session on Tuesday.

Sevilla have re-signed Ivan Rakitic, who is expected to make a start against Bayern, as part of Barcelona’s 8-2 humiliation at the hands of the Germans in August, despite watching from the bench.

Sevilla have won the Europa League five times in the last 14 years but have only advanced once to the Super Cup, their first attempt in 2006.

This is the first time since 2013 – when they beat Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final this season – that they will face Bayern Super Cup.

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Cory Weinberg

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