Coupe d’Allemagne: Wolfsburg fait appel de son élimination sur tapis vert

Wolfsburg were excluded from the German Cup after six changes, instead of the regulatory five, made by Wolverhampton coach Mark van Bommel in the cup match against Bryusen Munster on 8 August.

theWolfsburg announced, on Tuesday, that it will resume its elimination on the green carpet from the German Cup, after coach Mark van Bommel made six substitutions instead of the five allowed in the first round in early August against the D4 team.

“Wolves Football Club appealed against the decision taken yesterday (Monday) by the Football Association,” the Wolfsburg team said in a short statement published on their website on Tuesday afternoon.

On August 8, former Netherlands international Mark van Bommel, in his first match at the helm of “Wolves”, made a sixth change in overtime of the match against Bryusen Münster, against five allowed, before winning the match 3-1. After the extra time.

The fourth-tier team then lodged a complaint with the German Football Association (DFB), which ruled in their favour, after a five-hour hearing, awarded Münster a 2-0 victory on the green carpet.

We are disappointed and would have preferred another result. “We do not agree with the decision and are investigating possible solutions,” one of the club’s captains, Tim Schumacher, who qualified for the group stage of the Champions League, wrote in a statement issued on Monday.

During the appeal hearing, whose date has not yet been set, the German football authorities will decide which team will be included in the draw on August 29 for the second round of the competition.

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