After the action of Football Bundesligaist RB Leipzig against the viewer upper limit in the stadium is still open when the Saxon High Administrative Court (OVG) will make a decision.
The urban application of the association was discussed on 28 January at the court in Bautzen, spokesman Thomas Ranft with. Now the Free State of Saxony will receive an opportunity to comment. Thereafter, RB Leipzig may also be commented on again. “A solid time frame to the existence of a decision of the Senate can therefore not be mentioned,” said Ranft.
RB opposes the Saxon Corona rules that currently allow a maximum of 1000 spectators in home games. The Bundesligoister wants to achieve that more audience is again allowed to go to the stadium. The next home game of the Leipziger is on 11 February against the 1st FC Cologne. On 1 February, the Free State of Saxony wants to adopt a new Corona Protection Ordinance, which is valid from 6th February. It is expected that the viewer upper limit is already changed.
The FSV Mainz 05, however, does not want to try to get more spectators in the stadium. Footballs Management Christian Heidel finds such a procedure “completely legitimate”, but looks a different situation with his club. “We have talked, also with the state government. She has now enabled it that 6800 spectators – 20 percent – can come to the next home game. This is a way in the right direction for us,” said Heidel of the German Press Agency. “There’s nothing to complain for us,” added the 58-year-old.
The Mainz deny her next home game on January 5 (15:30) against the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. After the recast of the Corona Control Ordinance of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, 20 percent of the audience capacity may be used in Mewa Arena. For fans from Hoffenheim, five percent of the quota are available in accordance with the collusion of the Bundesliga, this corresponds to 340 cards. Most recently, only 1000 spectators in Mainz were allowed to pursue the 1-0 win against VfL Bochum in the stadium.