- Bundesliga 2 game resume since the global pandemic and it was off to a dramatic start
- Erzgebirge Aue vs Sandhausen game saw a red card and dramatic goal in the opening four minutes
- Bundesliga is also set to kick off later on Saturday, May 16, 2020
Bundesliga 2 restarted in the most dramatic of fashions on Saturday, May 16, 2020, after there was a goal and a red card in the first four minutes one of the first games.
The game involved Bundesliga 2 sides Erzgebirge Aue and Sandhausen, who treated fans at home to some typical football drama.
No sooner had the game began than Sandhusen's Dennis Diekmeier received his marching orders for a professional foul on an opponent.
The resulting penalty was converted by Dimitrij Nazarov who gave Erzgebirge Aue a deserved 1-0 lead.
Top flight football action from Germany is also set to follow the Bundesliga 2 on Saturday, May 16 with Borussia Dortmund’s clash against Schalke among the games kicking off proceedings.
The Bundesliga is experiencing one of the most hotly contested title races in recent times, as league leaders Bayern Munich only lead rivals Dortmund by a mere four points.
Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach are also set to have a say in the title race as they follow in third and fourth respectively.
Germany becomes the first top-five leagues in Europe to resume sporting activities amid stringent measures.
Balls are being disinfected, while the games are all expected to be played behind closed doors as cautionary measures against the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Besiktas are the latest European club to contract the deadly coronavirus disease, according to reports.
It is understood that club President Ahmet Nur Cebi and striker Burak Yilmaz are among eight other individuals to have tested positive to the virus.
The Turkish Super Lig was scheduled to restart in June as Besiktas conducted tests among employees of the club which showed eight testing positive.
Legit.ng had also reported that Mario Balotelli has received an apology from his international teammate Giorgio Chiellini after he was criticized by the national team captain.
Chiellini said the former Man City striker deserved a slap for his attitude at the 2013 Confederations Cup in his upcoming book.
The Juventus captain also said the ex-Liverpool and Marseille star is a negative person and has no respect for the team.
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