Many come to celebrate: Leipzig expecting thousands of Scottish fans

Im Januar 2017 waren Tausende Fußballfans der Glasgow Rangers zu einem Testspiel in die Red Bull Arena gekommen.

fans of “The Gers” They love to sing, drink a lot, party – and don’t just live out their love for their club in the stadium. According to the Bundesliga club, around 2100 tickets went to the Glasgow annex. Arrival will be much higher. As rb Confirmed upon LVZ request, approximately 1500 supporters have secured tickets through the “normal” free advance sale. In addition, the club expects from 1,000 to 2,000 supporters who do not even have tickets (the game is sold out), But just want to celebrate in Leipzig with those who were more fortunate. The Glasgow-based newspaper “Daily Record” spoke on Monday about the thousands who would make their way to Saxony.

The trade fair town has already seen twice what a Scottish football attack looks like. In 2017 it was Rangers themselves who made guest appearances in Leipzig, but only for a friendly. The hosts won 4-0 (2-0). Timo Werner, Oliver Burke and Yusuf Poulsen scored after a brace.

For Glasgowbetween 2012 and 2017 No international parties due to bankruptcy Contested, it was the first appearance abroad after this break. With “The Gers” having around 8,000 fans, several special machines took off. The chilly temperatures and snowfall in January didn’t stop the crowd from going to the ground together.

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RB Leipzig-Celtic FC (2-0)

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