After 9 weeks of lull in football activities across major European Leagues, the German Bundesliga has come to the rescue.
Although matches were played in empty stadia across the country but it didn’t stop the goals from pouting in as they were a total of 12 goals in five match centers.
Here are five things to know as the German Bundesliga resumes!
- Balls were samitized at half-time
In other to ensure the safety of the players and staffs in the stadium, balls were samitized at half-time across match centers.
Balls will now be disinfected at HT in all games in the Bundesliga.
The new way of football. pic.twitter.com/n0Lk0f154T
— POOJA… (@PoojaMedia) May 16, 2020
Still goalless across the #Bundesliga so far this afternoon.
If the ball boys need help disinfecting the balls, perhaps the goalkeepers could help? pic.twitter.com/9ojbdzSLD0
— DW Sports (@dw_sports) May 16, 2020
- Social Distancing couldn’t be maintained all through the match
In as much as Borussia Dortmund players didn’t hug one another when they scored, they had to defy the law of social distancing when Schalke 04 was about to play a free kick.
— Troll F̶o̶o̶t̶b̶a̶l̶l̶ Bundesliga (@TrollFootball) May 16, 2020
- Earling Braut Haaland can’t stop scoring
The 19 year old continued from where he stopped before the COVID-19 break as he scored his 10th Bundesliga goal in 9 games as Borrusia Dortmund annihilated Schalke 04 4-0
This Guy Halaand is a Goal Machine. He's beast with Ball⚽⚽⚽⚽ pic.twitter.com/DGcV02SD4W
— Yousaseef❤️ (Raymond Reddington) (@yousaseef6435) May 16, 2020
- Leipzig remain winless in three Bundesliga matches.
Julian Nagelsmann’s side had to wait until 13 minute before regulation time to draw level after Manuel Guide gave the away side the lead in the 34th minute. Leipzig are now winless in three Bundesliga matches with three consecutive draws.
FULL TIME! ⏳
RB Leipzig 1⃣-1⃣ SC Freiburg
— African Football HQ (@AfricanFtblHQ) May 16, 2020
- No Goal No Show
Only one match center failed to produce at least a goal in the 2:30pm round of matches as Fortuna Dusseldorf played a goalless draw at home to SC Paderborn