Bayern-Barça, behind closed doors

The Bayern-Barça, corresponding to the last day of the league Group G Champions, scheduled for the next Wednesday, December 8 it will be played behind closed doors. This has been confirmed by the Prime Minister of Bavaria, Markus Söder, which has justified its decision not to allow fans to enter the stadiums due to the bad situation of contagion by Covid that the country suffers.

“It is important to decide today in a unitary way for the whole country that spectators are not admitted. If this does not work at the federal level, we would do it alone at the Bavarian level,” Söder told the regional channel “Bayerischer Rundfunk”.

The Bavarian Prime Minister defended the measure, noting that the high mobility involved in the arrival and departure of fans from the stadiums is not justifiable right now, when Germany is immersed in the middle of the fourth wave.

“Soccer has an important role as an example. Right now we have to reduce contacts everywhere,” he wrote. Söder on his Twitter account.

The measure will be in force at least until the end of the year, a period in which at least Bayern Munich He still has two Bundesliga games to play at home and the Champions League second leg against Barcelona.

Other Bavarian clubs like the FC Augsburg and the SpVgg Greuther Fürth they will have to give up, for the moment, their fans.

The cumulative incidence at seven days decreased this Tuesday slightly in Bavaria for the fourth consecutive day and stood at 618.2 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants.

Meanwhile, at the level of all Germany, the incidence fell for the first time this Tuesday after a month of continuous peaks, with 452.2 new infections compared to 452.4 on Monday, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) of virology.

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