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Bundesliga 2 player defies rules to celebrate goal with life-saving driver

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Erzgebirge Aue striker Dimitrij Nazarov defied social distancing measures on the pitch during Friday's 1-1 draw at Nurnberg to celebrate his goal with the man who saved his life.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 recommend social distancing during celebrations, which means elbow bumps rather than hugs but Nazarov made an exception.

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German team in isolation ahead of key government meeting

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Second-division German football club Erzgebirge Aue put their entire squad in home isolation on Tuesday after a member of staff tested positive for the coronavirus.

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It was the first confirmed case in the German league's second round of testing, coming a day before a government meeting on loosening lockdown measures could pave the way for football to return in empty stadiums.


Schalke sack Markus Weinzierl after one season, hire Dominico Tedesco, 31

Markus Weinzierl
Markus Weinzierl took over at Schalke in 2016.

Schalke sacked coach Markus Weinzierl one season into his three-year deal on Friday and appointed Dominico Tedesco in his place.

Weinzierl, 42, departs after the Bundesliga club failed to reach a European competition for the first time since 2009.

Dominic Tedesco, who arrives from second-division side Erzgebirge Aue, signed a two-year contract

The 31-year-old only joined the then-rock-bottom club from Hoffenheim's academy in early 2017, but secured them another year of football in the 2. Bundesliga...

Bobby Wood leaves U.S. camp to complete Erzgebirge Aue loan

Bobby Wood has left the U.S. national team's training camp to return to Europe and will miss Sunday's exhibition game against Panama.

CHICAGO -- Bobby Wood has left the U.S. national team's training camp to return to Europe and will miss Sunday's exhibition game against Panama in Carson, California.

Wood, who played in the first half of last week's 3-2 loss at Chile, traveled to Germany to complete a loan from 1860 Munich to fellow second-division team Erzgebirge...