Corona shock at RB Leipzig

Setback for RB Leipzig! The German Champions League starter must do on Wednesday at the away game against FC Bruges without coach Jesse March. The American was positively tested for the coronavirus. That said the Saxons on Tuesday.

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March was completely vaccinated, was immediately isolated from the team and is already in domestic isolation, it says in a statement of RB Leipzig.

But that's not enough: A quick test of Keeper Péter Gulags fell positively, the result of the PCR test is still out. Co-trainer Marco Kurt his missing in Bruges after a corona fall in the family environment. Kurt was not tested positively.

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Leipzig expressly refers in its communication that in the license place area all players and staff members are either completely vaccinated or recovered and thus have the 2G status. In addition, the Booster vaccine should also be made.

In Bruges, March is now represented by Assistant Coach Achim Hairdryer. The ex-coach of the 1st PSV Mainz 05 and 1. FC Cologne will also face the media questions at the press conference before the match (16:00 clock).

The tasks of co-trainer Marco Kurt hare also taken over by Fabian Friedrich, the Head of Video Analysis, and Goalkeeper Trainer Frederik Gosling.

For Leipzig, a victory is duty in the final to third place — otherwise the ambitious vice master himself plays the qualification for the Europa League. The first leg in Leipzig had won Bruges surprisingly with 2: 1.

Anyway, RB Leipzig is particularly hard affected by the Corona Pandemic. Because of the high infection numbers in Saxony, the red bulls must currently play the only Bundesliga club from empty ranks.


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