Hundreds of reproduction followers take over Bundesliga stadium

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Even when German followers are caught at dwelling, they’ll nonetheless be seen within the stadium. Round 13,000 cutouts stuffed the stands on Saturday as Borussia Mönchengladbach hosted Bayer Leverkusen in a Bundesliga recreation which might assist resolve Champions League qualification. Gladbach followers took footage at dwelling in a shirt or scarf and paid 19 euros ($20.70) to be became one of many “Pappkameraden” or “cardboard companions.” Season-ticket holders have their cutout positioned of their typical spot, although some fan teams denounced the thought. Article continues under…

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Bayern wins on Bundesliga return in silent stadium

Defending champion Bayern Munich returned to motion Sunday with a 2-Zero win at Union Berlin because the restart of German soccer continued in empty stadiums. Gamers’ shouts echoed off the rows of concrete terracing round Union’s stadium as Bayern moved nearer to an eighth straight league title. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was cautiously optimistic after the league averted main incidents on its reopening weekend. “It’s essential that we’re happy with it however that we don’t ease up now,” Rummenigge advised broadcaster Sky, including that soccer ought to keep “disciplined” to…

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Rams nonetheless hoping for visitors at SoFi Stadium opening celebration

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams lastly have a date and an opponent for the long-awaited opening of SoFi Stadium, the multibillion-dollar motive for his or her return to California over 4 years in the past. The Rams nonetheless don’t know for certain whether or not they’ll truly be capable to have their huge Sunday night time in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys on Sept. 13. Even when it occurs, they don’t know whether or not there will likely be followers within the stands of their palatial new…

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