Super League threatens Chaos: the insanity in Switzerland

It all could have been so beautiful. In the Swiss Super League since re-beginning after the Corona-break, very exciting to be in the fight for the title and pla

Super League threatens Chaos: the insanity in Switzerland

It all could have been so beautiful. In the Swiss Super League since re-beginning after the Corona-break, very exciting to be in the fight for the title and places in European competition, meanwhile, is also back to 1000 spectators are allowed. And now the: "Corona-madness in the Swiss football," writes the tabloid view, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung asks worried: "Corona-cases of FC Zurich and GC and now threatens even the cancellation of the season?"

the fact is: The first-League club FC Zurich, ten Corona cases are now known. Six players and three coaches and since Sunday is also President Ancillo Canepa on the instructions of the Zurich cantonal physician to 17. July, in a ten-day quarantine. The game against FC Sion last Saturday was canceled, the meeting on Tuesday at the table, the third FC Basel will take place but as the League and the FCZ confirmed on Monday.

"What is the value?"

In Basel, and on Saturday against the second-placed defending Champions Young Boys of Berne and the Zurich however, their under-21 team to compete. What are the NZZ led to the question: "What made this championship even for a value, if the League allows such a distortion of competition?". President Canepa said: "If we can ensure that the championship may be played to the end, this is in the interest of all the Super League clubs."

The Monday was the sixth day of the quarantine for the first team of the FCZ and the time was of the essence, because: Up to 2. August must be six days of play completed in the Super League, on 3. August wants to know the Uefa, who are the Swiss participants at the European Cup are. The place of the not yet determined the Cup winner, the Fourth of the League receives this time. The Cup itself is from the quarter-finals only 5./6. August within a week of play.

The Virus at FC Zürich and spread to all appearances, on the bus ride to Xamax Neuchatel and back on 7. July. On Board also the President Canepa was. Coach Ludovic Magnin, once a player, among other things, at Werder Bremen and VfB Stuttgart, insured, of course, it would have kept all the rules of hygiene and not "negligently" acted. Defender Mirlind Kryeziu, is suspected as Patient Zero, was only on 10. July tested positive and immediately quarantining.*

the Chaos could Arise because of the Super League, unlike the Bundesliga since the launch of gaming operations in mid-June, no regular Corona Tests. The first 21 days everything went well: The positive tested Boris Babic FC St. Gallen had had no contact with the team. At FC Lugano, there were no suspected cases, confirmed, however. Now the exception is state.

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 07:19

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