Augsburg announced that after breaching the restrictions on coronavirus, coach Heiko Herrlich would not be present when they face Wolfsburg Saturday.
Herrlich decided on Thursday to leave the team hotel, which is not allowed due to the rules in force until the Bundesliga resumes behind closed doors.
This has been reported that Herrlich left the hotel to buy products such as toothpaste and skin cream. However, he will now have to stay away from his squad and coaching staff until two negative Covid-19 test results are recorded, as all top-flight teams in Germany are ordered to.
According to Goal, the game of this weekend was due to be the former Borussia Dortmund star and the first German international leader in Augsburg, having been appointed by the club on March 10 to mark his coaching comeback nearly 18 months after leaving with his last employers, Bayer Leverkusen.
Shortly after his arrival the Bundesliga came to a halt, meaning he has yet to test himself at the helm of the club.
Nevertheless, he will now have to stay away from his squad and coaching staff until two negative Covid-19 test results are registered, as per guidelines for all top-flight teams in Germany. Coach Heiko Herrlich announced at today’s FC Augsburg press conference before Saturday’s game against VfL Wolfsburg that he had left the team hotel briefly, “the club announced in a statement released on Thursday.
Augsburg is placed 14th in the table ahead of the return to action but hasn’t had a bad run of results in the league since February 1, which led to Martin Schmidt ‘s exit.