Even on the B-Juniors Bundesliga West, the rising Corona infection numbers do not pass without a trace. Strongly affected is the U17 by Borussia Dortmund. The Revierderby of BVB against FC Schalke 04 can not take place.
The professional squad of the BVB was previously comparatively slippery through the Corona pandemic. Only six players, Julian Brandt, Eyre Can, Th organ Hazard, Thomas Meunière, Ranger and Axel Wiesel, so far infected with the virus.
The responsible persons ultimately emphasized several times that now all professionals were either recovered or completely vaccinated. This also applies to the coach team as well as the supervisors as well as also for staff and squad of the U23, which goes to the start in the 3rd league.
It is not handed down, as it is ordered about the vaccine quota in the younger vintages of BVB offspring. However, in the U17, the reigning DFB Cup winner is currently a true infection tide.
Nine corona cases at BVB
Along nine players from the team of coach Sebastian Expert were tested positively on the coronavirus this week, reported the WAS.
Bitter: The small Revierderby anticipated and anticipated for the coming Sunday against FC Schalke 04 was discontinued against this background.
We have a responsibility of our team, says Schalke’s coach our Cine the measure. The danger of being able to contact the coronavirus was just too big.
A catch-up date for the duel of the two arch rivals is already found: on 2 March 2022 (18:30 clock) the game should rise now.
More BVB games affected?
It is still unclear whether the further BVB game this year against the SC Paderborn (December 11) and at Fortuna Cologne (18 December) are also affected by the current events. Schalke, so much was now clear, will only be in action in 2022, on December 11 at Fortuna Düsseldorf.
The table of the West Season in Germany’s highest U17 play class is currently only conditionally meaningful due to some shifts in the schedule. Düsseldorf and Schalke occupy the places one and two with seven victories. The BVB ranks less and 13 meters on the sixth place.