Previous
Apoel Nicosia
F91 Dudelange
0
0
LIVE 33'
Game Details
FK Qarabag
Sevilla FC
0
0
LIVE 31'
Game Details
Dynamo Kiev
Malmo FF
0
0
LIVE 32'
Game Details
FC Copenhagen
FC Lugano
0
0
LIVE 32'
Game Details
FC Basel
Krasnodar
1
0
LIVE 32'
Game Details
Getafe
Trabzonspor
1
0
LIVE 31'
Game Details
LASK Linz
Rosenborg
0
0
LIVE 31'
Game Details
PSV Eindhoven
Sporting CP
2
0
LIVE 32'
Game Details
CFR Cluj-Napoca
Lazio
0
1
LIVE 32'
Game Details
Stade Rennes
Celtic
0
0
LIVE 33'
Game Details
Eintracht Frankfurt
Arsenal
0
0
LIVE 31'
Game Details
Standard Liege
Guimaraes
0
0
LIVE 32'
Game Details
FC Porto
Young Boys
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Rangers
Feyenoord Rotterdam
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Espanyol
Ferencvaros
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Ludogorets Razgrad
CSKA Moscow
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
KAA Gent
Saint-Etienne
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
VfL Wolfsburg
FC Olexandriya
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
AS Roma
Istanbul Basaksehir
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Borussia Monchengladbach
Wolfsberger
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Slovan Bratislava
Besiktas
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Braga
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Manchester United
FC Astana
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Partizan Belgrade
AZ Alkmaar
12:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
Red Star BelgradeRed Star Belgrade
3
0
FT
Game Details
RB LeipzigRB Leipzig
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
1
1
FT
Game Details
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
MainzMainz
6
1
FT
Game Details
Schalke 04Schalke 04
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
0
3
FT
Game Details

Bayern Munich to pay for damage caused by protests at amateur club

Bayern Munich have agreed to pay for the damage caused by fans who protested against the German football association (DFB) and the German football league (DFL) during the opening-round DFB Pokal victory at amateur club Drochtersen on Saturday.

Midway through the second half of Bayern's 1-0 win, travelling fans threw beach balls and rolls of receipt paper and toilet paper onto the pitch, forcing a delay of more than five minutes to a game that was still without a goal.

In addition, numerous seats were damaged in a temporary away block, reportedly causing around €6,000 worth of damage.

"Two years ago, everything was peaceful against [Borussia Monchengladbach]," Drochtersen president Rigo Goossen told Bild.

"It's a shame about these 50 crazy fans. I didn't expect that and I'm saddened. It has soured a little everything else that went so well."

Bayern Munich fans throw paper and balls during the DFB Cup first-round game against Drochtersen.
Bayern fans threw beach balls and paper onto the pitch during a DFB Pokal game at Drochtersen.

Goossen, however, told Hamburger Abendblatt that Bayern had apologised on behalf of their supporters.

"Bayern's board made contact with us," Goossen said. "Bayern said they were really sorry for what the fans had done."

Numerous Bundesliga clubs have used the cup games as a platform to protest against the perceived lack of willingness to address significant financial issues within the DFB and the DFL, with supporters embracing the motto "You'll be hearing from us."

Reinhard Grindel, the DFB president, was in attendance at the game at the Kehdinger Stadium in northern Germany.

Bayern substitute Sandro Wagner twice appealed to the fans for calm and to stop their protest while warming up on the sidelines. Eventually, Wagner had to get involved in the clean-up operation himself.

Bayern, the record 18-time cup winners, began their quest to regain the trophy with the win, finally breaking down Drochtersen's resistance through Robert Lewandowski's winner with nine minutes remaining.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.