Full utilization: 1. FC Cologne against BVB in front of 50,000 spectators
Back to Normality: In Cologne and Schalke the whole utilization of the football stages is allowed at the weekend, the VfL Bochum has increased the capacity for the Bundesliga game on Friday evening (20:30 / Dazn) against Borussia Mönchengladbach at short notice from 20,000 to 25,000 spectators. This was announced by the VFL on Thursday. For admission, the 2G + rule continues to apply.
The 1st FC Cologne may hope in NRW-Duel vs Borussia Dortmund on Sunday (19:30 pm / Dazn) to 50,000 spectators and thus a sold-out arena. On Thursday after approval 12,500 further tickets for FC members came to sale. Again, the 2G + rule applies.
Even with second division Schalke 04, on Saturday (13:30 clock / sky) against Hannover 96, all 62,271 seats under 2G + regulations are released again. In Bielefeld, the full utilization for the home game of Arminia against VfB Stuttgart has been allowed on 2 April.
Already last matchday most home teams could exploit their capacities to large parts despite increasing incidences. Thus, Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Mönchengladbach over 30,000 fans in the stadiums, at the TSG Hoffenheim and the SC Freiburg were over 25,000.
If, from Sunday, large parts of Corona measures actually leak as planned, the arenas should basically be fully utilized.