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in Germany, the followers' blues
In the course of the closed match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich on the Dortmund stadium on Tuesday 26 Might. Federico Gambarini / AP

Right here we’re in entrance of the largest stadium in Germany, for the match on the high of the championship … and we may nearly hear a ball bouncing. This Tuesday, Might 26, brief victory for Bayern Munich (1-0) on the sector of Borussia Dortmund (BVB). And a giant defeat for all of the supporters, who deplore their sidelining because the resumption of the Bundesliga behind closed doorways: already three championship days disputed with out them in ten days, to make up for the 2 months of interruption because of the Covid -19.

"Relatively than these closed-door video games, I’d have most popular the season to only finish. Similar to in France, ”says Tobias

"As if the soccer bureaucrats had excluded us from the social gathering"sums up Tobias, in his forties. Career: website supervisor. Ardour in life: supporter of Bayern, to the purpose of swallowing a dozen hours of return automotive simply to dwell the match "locked up" exterior. "Relatively than these closed-door video games, I’d have most popular the season to only finish. Like in France. "

Outdoors the compound, barely fifty folks initially of the night. Some sitting on the bottom, within the solar. Safety guards to observe closed doorways. A person to hearken to the match on the radio. Journalists to observe him do it. Occasionally, cyclists or runners passing by. Then three police vehicles, on the finish of the match: management of the id papers for 13 Munichers, but effectively spaced from one another. "Will you retain our knowledge? "asks Tobias, who rightly didn't need his final title to look in an article. Everybody will get away with no fines. In public locations, the federal government in precept permits conferences of as much as ten folks, or two households. The distancing rule in opposition to the coronavirus, prolonged the identical day, applies no less than till the top of June.

"The primary cause is cash"

A kilometer away, in the event that they plan to observe the sport on one of many 5 tv screens, Mit Schmackes prospects should first decide up a type and a pen. Data to be accomplished: desk quantity, phone quantity, postal handle and, above all, state of well being. You could signal after a declaration in your honor: "I guarantee you that I’ve no signs of Covid-19 and that I’ve not been quarantined. " Subsequent to the menu and an indication asserting "the escalope of the month", plastic playing cards point out the directions prescribed on the regional stage of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia: obligation to put on a masks till to sit down down, or to respect a distance of 1.50 m between the tables.

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