There remains a lack of six rounds in the best swiss superliga, but the season threatens to end up as a coronafarce.
FC Zurich on Tuesday evening meeting with FC Basel at stamford bridge, but there is laid up for an unusual performance at the St. Jakob-Park.
Zurich troops up without a single player or coach from the matchday. Instead, the club's U21-team try to tease the home team, which right now is number three in the league.
the Reason is, that the whole of Zurich's squad is currently in quarantine. It is the result of a wave of positive coronatest registered on and around the team in recent days.
According to the newspaper Blick came the figure of Sunday, up at ten, as klubpræsident Ancillo Canepa tested positive. Prior to that was six players and three managers found to be contaminated.
the Club was aware of smittebølgen after an away match against Xamax in the last week, where the defender Mirlind Kryeziu was tested positive. Then was the rest of the squad tested, and all were sent to quarantine.
Saturday's match against Sion was subjected, while it now becomes the club's youth players, who will represent the Zurich against Basel. U21-trainer Marinko Jurendic going to stand on the sidelines.
President Canepa says that the helm in recent days has assessed all the advantages and disadvantages of standing up to the fight.
- If we are sure that the league will be played to the end, it is all Super League clubs 'interest," says Canepa.
U21 team normally play in the Promotion League, which is the third level in the swiss league system.
But in the number of reached the spring season not to get in the time before the coronavirus closed Switzerland down. Therefore, the team has not been in combat in 2020.
- That awaits the young FCZ players a great job at the St. Jakob-Park in Basel, finds FC Zurich's website.
the first Team should remain in isolation until on Friday, but it is already settled that the U21 crew get re-election on Saturday, where your opponent will be Young Boys.
FC Zurich is on the sixth place in the swiss Super League.
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