The German Football League (DFL) canceled the second division game between Karlsruher SC and SV Sandhausen, the league association said about the game actually scheduled for Sunday (1:30 p.m.) after KSC had reported a total of 16 corona cases .
The game will be postponed “because Karlsruher SC does not have the minimum number of players required by the DFL rules of the game, among other things due to quarantine as a result of positive corona findings,” said the DFL. The catch-up date is now February 8 (6:30 p.m.).
“We can’t manage more than eleven players,” said KSC sports director Oliver Kreuzer beforehand. In addition to the 16 corona cases, there are five professionals in the team who have been injured for a long time, explained Kreuzer.
They could not play even if the tests were negative for them. “So we have to subtract five from the remaining 16 players.” Sandhausen as an opponent would have liked to play.