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Bundesliga: What is Football without the fans noise in the stadium?




Stadia in Germany were empty as football activities returned this weekend as an effort to complete the current campaign intensifies

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The Germany Bundesliga restart without the fans in the stadia after 66 days of suspension.

The Bundesliga and other major leagues in Europe were forced into the suspension as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

The Germany top-flight division is the first major league in Europe to restart its campaign.


Other major leagues likely to restart soon are the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, and the Italian Serie A.

Fans Absence makes football less glamorous

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One of the conditions for the restart of football action is the agreement not to allow fans into the stadia.

The decision not to allow fans in the stadium made the return of football action less glamorous.

Fans noise, chants, and drama within the stadiums make the atmosphere extra joyous to watch.


The influx of thousands of football fans into the stadium also boost the economic potential of businesses around the stadia.

Despite the absence of the fans, Bundesliga lived to it hype and set standard with Borussia Dortmund versus Schalke 04 derby match stealing the show.

Borussia Dortmund put four goals past Schalke 04 without reply in their matchday 26 fixture.

Norwegian teenage sensation Erling Haaland opened the scoring to take his tally in Germany to 10 goals in 9 Bundesliga fixtures since joining them in January.

Meanwhile, Bayern Munchen and Borussia Dortmund are the two contender to win the league title.


Dortmund is current occupying second position with 72 points in 26 games having played one game more than Bayern.

Will other Europe sides restart their campaign in empty stadia too?

It is very likely that the English Premier League, Italian Serie A will restart their season without the fans in the stadium.

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The Italian Serie A is set to return next month June bearing any last minute changes from the football governing body.

Players in Italy has resumed individual training and group training to commence soon.

Italy is one of the worst hit countries in the world as the coronavirus pandemic hit the world.


Many Serie A players contract the virus with Juventus and Sampdoria players among the lots.

The English Premier League and La Liga is set to restart in June too with league completion period now extended.

Football fans reaction to the empty stadium in Germany

“Seeing the Westfalenstadion empty during a match is haunting.

It’s the biggest stadium in Germany and is home to one of the liveliest crowds” says Willimas Younas.

“Watched some of the live empty stadium games in Germany this morning.


Those sounded weird. Very echo-y and guys not sure how to celebrate goals or post-game” says another football fans.

If the cure to the deadly virus is not found before next season, sporting activities are likely to continue without the fans in the stadium.

The absence of fans in the stadium will pose dare financial implication on the budget of teams around the world.

Meanwhile, some leagues have rounded up their 2019/2020 football season because of the virus.

The French league was completed early with PSG getting the league title.


In the Dutch Eredivisie, Ajax was declared winner but no title was given.

Club Brugge won the Belgian Pro League as it has enough points to be declared winner before the pandemic.