Football in Switzerland: Zurich loses League game to Corona cases

The Swiss football first League club FC Zürich has failed after known to be more Corona cases mindful. The club was 0:4 (0:2) defeat on Tuesday evening at FC Ba

Football in Switzerland: Zurich loses League game to Corona cases

The Swiss football first League club FC Zürich has failed after known to be more Corona cases mindful. The club was 0:4 (0:2) defeat on Tuesday evening at FC Basel due to the infections to be forced only three professionals in the first team, the other players came from the U 21. On the sidelines Ludovic Magnin of the U-21 coach Marinko Jurendic stand instead of the former Bundesliga professionals. The gates to the 0:3 and 0:4 cashed in Zurich until stoppage time.

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test "I'm 100 percent. We need the season to 3. August end, because we have to report it to the Uefa then the participants of the European Cup," had Magnin in the phone Interview to the ARD"sports show" before the game. "I think that the club has made for the good of the Swiss football the right decision. It is important not to put their own interests in the foreground. We wanted to demonstrate the solidarity, therefore, it was important to say: Okay, we take it possible to lose a couple of important points in the Fight for a Europa Cup place, so the championship comes to an end.“

Before the match the club had informed that "all tested positive FCZ'ler" were still in Isolation. "In addition, all of the people in the Bus (to the away game, ed.) are according to new castle until at least 17. July 2020 in quarantine.“ The total of six on Tuesday, eligible professionals were not "in Neuchâtel during the game against Xamax in the process," and evidence had "no close contact to infected people," says the club.

in addition to the six coronavirus cases among the professionals and the three of them in the team of instructors, club President Ancillo Canepa has been positively tested. He also sat with on the Bus. Because the for last Saturday's scheduled game of the FCZ V FC Sion on the 28. July had to be postponed, extended the season in the top division of Switzerland a day to 3. August.

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 02:20

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