Sports Super Cup: UEFA invites you to Budapest - but Bayern fans are now refusing too!

18:35  22 september  2020
18:35  22 september  2020 Source:   90min.de

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On Thursday evening, FC Bayern will face FC Sevilla in Budapest in a duel between the reigning champions of the two major European club competitions. It's called the UEFA Super Cup, but although the continental association is actively promoting a game with spectators - nobody really wants to go there.

The Puskas-Arena in the capital of Hungary actually has a capacity of almost 80,000 spectators, but quite that many shouldn't attend the Super Cup anyway. UEFA expected around 20,000 people in the stands, but the fans of the participating clubs now thankfully declined.

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Now the UEFA Champions League beckons again for the Dutchman, but first he has the chance to demonstrate his talent in the UEFA Super Cup match against Bayern , and he hopes that skills picked up from his volleyball-playing parents will stand him in good stead in Budapest .

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No desire to play an insignificant game in the risk area

According to kicker reports, UEFA had guaranteed both teams a quota of 3,000 tickets each. Seville already waived this amount in the first instance, so that Bayern received 4,500. 2,100 inquiries from supporters of Munich have been received so far - but 800 of them have already returned their tickets, so 1,300 Bayern fans are expected - around 350 will come from Seville ...

In times of the pandemic, UEFA would have responded and Relocate the game to another location from the outset or declare it as a ghost game. Because Hungary, and especially the region around Budapest, has long been designated as a risk area by the German Robert Koch Institute and the Federal Foreign Office issued a travel warning. But UEFA insists on a lavish football festival in front of invited guests.

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After intensive discussions between all parties concerned, UEFA has decided to stick to its decision and host the Supercup in front of spectators. [ @SID_Sportnews ] pic.twitter.com/iOWBfFLMP9

- FC Bayern News (@iMiaSanMia_GER) September 22, 2020

A festival that will not even be attended by 2,000 fans who are quarantined on their return to their home countries take risk. In addition, this is not the World Cup final, but the forced, prestigious Super Cup. So UEFA did not take advantage of the opportunity to make a statement. Rather, after the game you will talk shop with the invited sponsors and other VIPs about how wonderfully football connects the European community. Rising corona numbers in several countries are somehow also a kind of connection.

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