To Corona outbreak: Mainz wants to lay game in Augsburg
The Rheinhessen submitted a corresponding application on Wednesday at the DFL. “Mainz 05 is not available to this game the necessary number of operational and eligible players,” the club shared in a short press release.
For the discharge of a game, according to the DFL gaming order, at least 16 playful actors are necessary, of which at least nine license players to which a goalkeeper must be. Blocked and injured players are considered “available”.
Most recently, FSV had reported the 20th coronafall. Due to the massive outbreak, the home game planned for the past Sunday against Borussia Dortmund had already been relocated to the 16th of March. The club last always emphasized that the license player area was completely immunized.
Alone 14 players had to be in domestic quarantine, including the three goalkeepers Robin Zentner, Finn Dahmen and Lasse Ries. Also coach Bo Svensson had been positively tested. The prescribed quarantine time runs on a number of players only a day before the Augsburg game.
For FC Augsburg, the next game would be the cellar Krimi at the VFB Stuttgart on Saturday, March 19 (15.30 clock).